Answer: I think you're overwatering your plant. Callistemon Little John provides all of the interest in a small package. The leaves and stature are reduced. The flowers, aside from being a deeper red are the same. They attract hummingbirds like almost no other plant. And they require almost no care. A little water keeps them looking much better, though they will come back from extreme drought shock. Callistemon Little John is frost hardy into the low 20's. Try this: allow the soil to dry out to the point that it begins to pull away from the edges of the container. When that happens, set the pot in a deep saucer of water and allow the soil to drink up as much water as it will in 2-3 hours. Remove the saucer so the soil can drain. Then wait until the soil begins to pull away from the sides of the pot before watering again. I think this will do the trick for you.
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