General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Water Preferences: Wet
Wet Mesic
Dry Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 8a -12.2 °C (10 °F) to -9.4 °C (15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 6-12 feet (2-4 m)
Plant Spread: 6-9 feet (2-3 m)
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Resistances: Drought tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem

Common names
  • Crimson Bottlebrush
  • Lemon Bottlebrush
Botanical names
  • Accepted: Callistemon citrinus
  • Synonym: Callistemon citrinus var. splendens
  • Synonym: Callistemon laevis

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RobGlen On October 6, 2018 Cuttings took
Six cuttings taken from plant. Used growth hormone on woody sticks and placed in pots. Watered well and placed in the shade.
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