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A picture of a Albany bottlebrush

Albany bottlebrush

Melaleuca glauca

Also known as

Bottlebrush

Melaleuca glauca (leaves, flowers, fruits) by Geoff Derrin (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H2

RHS hardiness

1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

4m

Max

2m

2m

Min

1m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Albany bottlebrush

Some Melaleuca glauca growing in the wild with red flowers and green leaves
A photo of Albany bottlebrush
A photo of Albany bottlebrush
A photo of Albany bottlebrush
A photo of Albany bottlebrush

Albany bottlebrush Overview

Melaleuca glauca

How to propagate Albany bottlebrush

Seed

Sow the seeds in a moist compost in the spring.

Cuttings

Root semi-ripe cutting in the summer.

Other uses of Albany bottlebrush

Grown for their clustered flowers which resemble bottlebrushes. Suitable for coastal conditions.