Just planted out another 120 Callistemon citrinus babies. Why does the ‘cirtinus’ have a bright red flower and not yellow as you’d imagine with that name? Because the leaves have a light citrus aroma when crushed. Callistemon citrinus, or Crimson Bottlebrush, produce huge numbers of bright red flowers in spring and autumn.
Our first load of native planting mix has arrived. We only use the highest quality, Australian Standards approved soil mix from Martin’s Fertilizers in Yass. This has gypsum to break clay, trace elements, soil wetting agent, water crystals, and long-lasting time-release native nutrients. We’ll be stocking and selling these bags soon, but for now, this …