Bottlebrush (Callistemon)

General Plant Information (Edit)
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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What tree is this? by Teacher123 Apr 12, 2020 5:03 PM 5
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
Help identifying a beautiful tree by Voyager777 Jun 8, 2019 11:34 AM 4
I found this tree near my school. by OTWUMASI Apr 24, 2019 6:21 AM 9
Plants for zone 9b landscape that attract hummingbirds and butterflies by Iwannazenspot001 Mar 8, 2019 8:02 AM 3
Spring Garden In New Zealand by S124AB Mar 19, 2019 1:04 AM 5
Borage & Callistemon For Bees n Birds by S124AB Aug 31, 2018 11:33 AM 1
Help me ID this tree by PlantTanzania Aug 24, 2018 9:59 AM 3
Recent visit to Florida by Mefforde Aug 7, 2018 12:12 PM 3

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