Genus: Callistemon
Species: hybrid
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Hybrids of C. 'Captain Cook' and C. 'Little John' have very compact growth patterns to a height and width of less than 1 metre. Small flower clusters make a great show in spring with some occasional flushes in autumn. Grey hairy foliage is an attractive feature. Excellent selections for hedges.

Cultivars include 'Matthew Flinders' , 'Macarthur', 'Red Alert', 'Bette John' and 'Green John'

Pronunciation: Kalis-teem-on