Bottlebrush
Callistemon rigidus 'Red Cluster'
ORIGIN: Australia

GROWTH RATE: Moderate to fast

WATER: Regular irrigation;
somewhat drought tolerant

LIGHT: Full sun

MATURE HEIGHT: 15'

FLOWER: Bright red stamens
predominate, in long 'bottlebrush'
clusters, 6" in length; no fragrance

SEASON OF BLOOOM: This plant
blooms once the weather warms,
then rests for several weeks then
reblooms, then rests again, etc. All
during warm weather. We've had
them blooming in December.

COLD TOLERANCE: 20 degrees

USES: Hedge row; small multi or
single trunk tree; in groups to block
a view.

OTHER: Hummingbirds love this
plant!