It can grow 20-30 feet tall and 15 feet wide, but 15- 20 feet is more common.
It prefers Full Sun. It is very exotic and beautiful.
Extremely hardy and long lived bottlebrush flower year after year and can live for 20 to 40 years if given the right climatic and growing conditions. They bloom late spring to autumn.
They are long lived, require minimal maintenance and are almost impossible to kill.
The flowers attract native birds, especially honey eaters, and reward the gardener with extraordinary amounts of color.
Common name: Bottlebrush. The name derives from the plant’s flowers, which look like brushes for cleaning bottles. Also known as Red Cascade in the weeping form.
Botanic name: Callistemon spp. The name is derived from the Greek words kallos, meaning beauty, and stemon, meaning stamen, describing the coloured stamens, the showy part of the flowers.