Botanical name; Callistemon
Common name; Bottlebrush
The Bottlebrush is native to Australia. As a small tree/shrub growing up to approximately 10-15 feet high and 10 feet wide it makes an excellent focal feature in gardens as well as use as a screen, windbreak and small hedge.
As a native, Nectar eating birds, Bees and other insects are attracted to the bright flower which bloom throughout Spring-Summer.
The Bottlebrush likes well draining moist soils, full sun and a light prune.
Callistemon ‘Bottlebrush’ are available for purchase in 250mm pot sizes for $25.