Bottlebrush plants (Callistemon) are evergreen shrubs that require minimal care and produce long, colorful flowers with spiky filaments. They re ideal as border plants, as hedging, or in a container.
Callistemon is a genus of shrubs in the family Myrtaceae, first described as a genus in 1814. The entire genus is endemic to Australia but widely cultivated in many other regions and naturalized in scattered locations.
||36 inch (91 cm)
||6 inch (15 cm)
*above specification are indicative only. actual dimensions may vary by +-10%
|Maximum Reachable Height
||September to October
||Easy to grow
Planting and care
Callistemon bottlebrush care consists of regular watering while the tree is young and annual fertilization until it matures. Water young trees weekly in the absence of rain, applying the water slowly to saturate the soil as deeply as possible. A layer of mulch over the root zone will slow the evaporation of water and help prevent weeds.
Bottle Brush care
Outdoors, plant bottlebrush shrubs in a sunny location. The plants aren t picky about the soil type as long as it is well-drained. If the soil is very poor, enrich with compost at planting time. Once established, bottlebrush plants tolerate drought and moderate salt spray.
||Full sun to part shade
||Dry to medium
||10-32 degrees C
||Apply any organic fertilizer
Bottle Brush special feature
Plant in clumps, mass or naturalize in a lightly-shaded woodland setting, native plant garden, or naturalized area.
Bottle Brush uses
- The plant is used for ornamental purpose
- Its generally keep indoor in living room and in terrace area
- Antibacterial, antifungal, and antioxidant