Calothamnus sanguineus

Pindak, Silky-leaved Blood Flower

In Busselton and Surrounds, we haven’t noticed this species in limestone/alkaline soils, so we are unsure of the tolerance of our local form to  alkaline soils.


Genus: Calothamnus

Species: sanguineus

Origin: Busselton and Surrounds

Soil Preferences: Laterite, Limestone, Rocky Soils, Sand

Tolerances: Drought Tolerant, Moderately Lime Tolerant

Plant Uses: Bird Attracting, Bird Attracting - Honeyeaters, Bird Attracting - Insect Eaters, Container Plant, Hanging Basket, Insect attracting, Rockery, Sand Binding, Small Flowering Shrubs, Verge Garden

Growth Forms: Small Shrubs & Plants

Size Range: 1-2m

Lifespan: Perennial

Flowering Times: Autumn, Spring, Winter

Flowering Months: 03 Mar, 04 Apr, 05 May, 06 Jun, 07 Jul, 08 Aug, 09 Sep, 10 Oct, 11 Nov

Flowering Colours: Red


Wholesale Availability:   Available for wholesale ordering and purchase at the Nursery.

Please call us on 0429644885 to enquire about purchasing.