Greetings from Saltspring Isle

Discussion in 'Conversations Forum' started by Chris A, Mar 31, 2005.

  1. Hello fellow addicts, just found this site whilst looking up callistemon (bottle brush)
    its advertised locally as drought tolerant & deer proof, both of which are added bonuses in my neck of the woods.
    TTFN, Chris A
  2. Eric La Fountaine

    Eric La Fountaine Contributor Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Welcome to the Forums Chris A. Drought tolerant plants are a good choice in your location. Callistemon are beautiful flowers, I enjoyed seeing them in their native Australian habitat. I would have thought that hardiness would be a problem but apparently there are several varieties that do well in our climate.

    A quick search yielded these two good pages on callistemon:

    Let us know how it goes if you put in some callistemons.

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