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Australian bottlebrush

Callistemon citrinus 'Splendens'

Also known as

Bottlebrush

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

3m

Max

4.5m

2m

Min

3m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Australian bottlebrush Overview

Bears broad leaves with a lemon scent, a grey-green colour, that is bronze-red when young. Bright red flowers in brush-like spikes are produced in early summer.

How to propagate Australian bottlebrush

Cuttings

Propagation is by semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.

Seed

Seeds in the autumn or spring.

Other uses of Australian bottlebrush

Ornamental, foliage, container, greenhouse, hedging, indoors. Summer interest.