PlantsCallistemon→Bottlebrush (Callistemon)

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Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Fruit: Edible to birds
Other: Woody capsules
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Green
Orange
Pink
Red
White
Yellow
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
4"-5"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Street Tree
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Flowering Tree
Will Naturalize
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Details .. by PeggyC Apr 27, 2021 9:48 AM 1
Plant on Calif. coast by Calif_Sue Dec 22, 2021 3:29 PM 2
Green Wall epiphytes by AussieGonzo Oct 18, 2021 5:45 AM 5
Plum colored Bottle Brush? by ardesia Sep 23, 2021 3:07 PM 12
Banner for May 27, 2021 by EscondidoCal by EscondidoCal May 28, 2021 10:41 AM 9
Possibly a Callistemon.. Crimson Bottlebrush? by Lisakk Apr 6, 2021 3:39 PM 7
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What Native plants are best suited for Lithgow NSW Australia by BThornton95 Feb 18, 2020 7:01 PM 1
South of Spain - exotic conifer? by Gecko Dec 30, 2019 3:06 AM 13

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