3m x 2m
Seedling selected from seed collected from Callistemon 'Reeves's Pink'. Registered by Mr G Wilson with ACRA in 1967. Different from Callistemon 'Reeve's Pink' and Callistemon 'Mauve Mist' in flower colour
Dense shrub with pink new tip growth densely covered with silky hairs. The flowers are very dark red fading to deep purple-violet with age. Frost/drought hardy, adaptable to most sites including heavy soils, full sun to part shade. Screens, avenues, large hedges, specimen. Prune back behind brush after flowering. Attracts birds.