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Crimson Bottlebrush

Melaleuca citrina

Also known as

Australian bottlebrush, Lemon bottlebrush, Bottlebrush

Callistemon citrinus-0878 by DirkHoffmann (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate care
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Crimson Bottlebrush Overview

Melaleuca citrina

How to propagate Crimson Bottlebrush

Cuttings

Propagation is by semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.

Seed

Seeds in the autumn or spring.

Special features of Crimson Bottlebrush

Attracts bees

Other uses of Crimson Bottlebrush

Ornamental, foliage, container, greenhouse, hedging, indoors