These are evergreen shrubs and small trees which are native to Australia. They are grown for their eye-catching flowers which are bright red, pink or white and grow in cylindrical spikes; the blooms are rich in nectar and will attract birds to them.
How to propagate Bottlebrush
Propagation is by semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.
Seeds in the autumn or spring.
Other uses of Bottlebrush
Grown for their clustered flowers which resemble bottlebrushes. Suitable for coastal conditions.