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Bottle Brush

Callistemon citrinus

 

Not Native

 

Spectacular crimson-red bottlebrush-like flowers bloom sporadically throughout the year above dark green leaves. This large, upright shrub is often trained into a standard, making it an attractive small landscape tree. 'Little John' is a dwarf low-growing variety, growing three feet tall, five feet wide. Tolerates heat and adverse soils. Makes a good specimen or shrub border plant.

Type: Semi-Evergreen

Average size in the landscape: ALS-3-8'T x 5-8'W

Average height: 3-8'

Color: Red

Bloom Time: Summer to Fall

Exposure: Full Sun

Water Usage: Medium

 

"Hanah Ray" weeping

Hardy Bottlebrush

"Little John" dwarf