Callistemon_packers_selection.jpg (58693 bytes)Callistemon Packerís Selection: is a member of the Myrtaceae family.

Callistemon Packerís Selection develops into a small shrub, reaching a height of 1.5 metres, with pendulous growth habit.

Leaves are about 4 centimetres long by 4 millimetres wide. The conspicuous brushes are deep red fading to a duller colour as they age. Brushes are nine centimetres long by three centimetres wide. Shrubs often carry flowers throughout the year with flushes during the warmer months.

Callistemon Packerís Selection is a variant of the well-known Callistemon subulatus that arose in a tray of seedlings in a Sydney nursery.

Callistemon Packerís Selection is an attractive shrub with an extended flowering period and pendulous growth habit.

Remove spent brushes to encourage dense growth and bounteous blooming.

Propagate from cuttings to maintain the desirable characteristics of this cultivar.