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Bottlebrush

Callistemon spp.

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Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H2

RHS hardiness

1°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Bottlebrush Overview

This genus has undergone extensive reclassification over time, with many species once included within this genus now better placed within other genera such as Melaleuca. This genus now contains no species and is no longer used in taxonomy.

How to propagate Bottlebrush

Cuttings

Propagation is by semi-ripe cuttings in the summer.

Seed

Seeds in the autumn or spring.

Other uses of Bottlebrush

Grown for their clustered flowers which resemble bottlebrushes. Suitable for coastal conditions.

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