Tuffy - Callistemon Better John



Tuffy - Callistemon Better John
Design Solutions:
Callistemon BETTER JOHN
C. viminalis ‘LJ1’ Better John
Plant Patent Pending
• Broad lanceolate leaves arranged
in whorls along branches; dense
foliage canopy. Highly glaucous,
gray-green to blue green foliage;
slightly “bluer” than C. ‘Little John’
A seedling selection of C. ‘Little John’, this dwarf bottlebrush shrub was
selected for improved plant vigor (i.e. easier to produce and more resillient in the landscape), its “blue” foliage color and because it exhibited
a more dense foliage canopy. Easy to grow, quick to establish and long
lived in the landscape. Simply put: Better John is very similar to ‘Little
John’... only better!
• 3 ft H x 3 ft W ( +/- ); if left unpruned,
plants may grow larger
• Dwarf habit; responds well to pruning
• Zone 9 -11; foliage will remain un-
harmed to temps in mid to low 20’s
• Water-wise Home Gardens
• Low Maintenance Streetscapes,
Commercial Landscapes.
• Flowering Groundcover Shrub
• Red
bottlebrush inflorescenses,
very similar to those of C. ‘Little
John’, cover the plant from mid to
late spring.
Better John
Green John
Protected by a US Plant Patents. Unauthorized Propagation Prohibited.
Plant in well-drained soils with full to filtered sun. FEATURES: dwarf habit, beautiful flowers, In mild climates, use as a low-growing
Irrigate deep and infrequently for best results.
drought & salt tolerant, frost tolerant
evergreen groundcover, hedge or foundation plant.
Available From:
DIG Plant Company
P.O. Box 2108 | Mt Pleasant, SC 29465
T: (843) 849-1272 E: [email protected]

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