Purple Bottlebrush (Callistemon rugulosus 'Violaceus')

Also sold as:
Jeffers
Jeffersii

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Wet Mesic
Mesic
Dry Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8b -9.4 °C (15 °F) to -6.7 °C (20 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 8 feet to 10 feet
Plant Spread: 4 feet to 6 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Fruiting Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: Purple
Other: Violet-purple to Reddish-purple
Flower Time: Late winter or early spring
Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Patio/Ornamental/Small Tree
Xeriscapic
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Flowering Tree
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Birds
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Suitable for wintersowing
Other info: Winter sowing - zone 8.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Pollinators: Bees
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Awards and Recognitions: Other: UC Davis Arboretum All Star

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