Bottlebrush. A small to medium sized shrub which is hardy under a wide range of garden conditions. The flower lime green flower spikes appear in late spring. Likes a light to heavy soil in a moist open situation. Prune to maintain size and shape and to encourage flower production. Evergreen.
Flower Colour: Green Mature Size 7-10 yrs (HxW): 2m x 1.5m
Young growth is often attractively covered with dense silky hairs, later becoming smooth. The lemon flowers are borne in profusion throughout spring. Prune to maintain size and shape and to encourage flower production. Great as a specimen or screen plant. Mulching and feeding in spring and autumn is beneficial. Evergreen.
A robust and easy to grow evergreen shrub with stiff green foliage. Masses of crimson 'bottle-brushes' appear at the end of each branch from spring through to autumn. Loved by the birds and the bees. Likes a warm position with protection from harsh frost but generally undemanding.
Flower Colour: Red Habit: Upright Mature Size 7-10 yrs (HxW): 2.5m x 2m
Bottle Brush. A spreading low growing form of this popular Australian shrub. During the summer it smothers itself with bright red 'bottle brush' flowers that are tinged with gold. Loves hot dry areas and happy on the coast. Quite drought tolerant once established. Evergreen.
Members of the Callistemon family or 'Bottle Brush' as they are commonly known do not like too much fertilizer. The safest way to give them some nutrients is with a slow release product but remember in this case 'less is more'.
Flower Colour: Red Habit: Spreading Mature Size 7-10 yrs (HxW): 40cm x 100cm
A unique variety with a narrow growth habit producing a slimline upright form with the usual classic large red bottlebrush flowers. Ideal for fence lines or narrow gardens. Likes a sunny position with moist, well-drained soils. Hardy, adaptable, soil tolerant and occasional water-logging. Evergreen PVR.CV01
Flower Colour: Red PVR: CV01/33733 Habit: Upright Mature Size 7-10 yrs (HxW): 3m x 1.2m
Delight the birds in your garden with this Australian native that has cheerful flower brushes that are a soft red with pink undertones. The flowers appear in spring and autumn and hold well. Plant in sunny spot, prune back faded blooms to encourage new growth. Easy to grow. Evergreen.
Flower Colour: Red / Pink Habit: Upright Mature Size 7-10 yrs (HxW): 2.5m x 2m
Callistemon Western Glory
Expected Stock Height: 35/40 cm ?
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Bottlebrush. An unusual form of Bottlebrush in that it has beautiful white 'brushes' in spring-summer rather than the usual red tones. Dark green foliage offsets the flowers well. Sprawling habit. Prefers a sunny spot away from harsh frost but overall quite vigorous. Evergreen.
Flower Colour: White Habit: Spreading Mature Size 7-10 yrs (HxW): 100cm x 300cm
Bluebeard. Dark Knight has gorgeous fragrant deep purple flowers that appear at the end of Summer. This variety is more upright and densely branched than other Bluebeards. Prefers full sun and well drained soil.
Buttercup Tree. This evergreen shrub is a real stand out in the winter garden. The dark green foliage is covered by a mass of bright yellow 'buttercup' blooms from autumn through winter. Easy to grow in a sunny well drained spot preferably with some wind protection.
As the 'Buttercup Tree' blooms on new growth it is a good idea to prune after flowering each year to encourage new shoots. Don't worry if the leaflets fold at night - they do this naturally - isn't nature clever?
Unique, strange, fun! This plant has a character all of its own, with fine 'hairy' strands of evergreen cascading foliage. Use as a groundcover or feature plant in rockeries, where it will spread to 1.5m across but only 30cm high. Excellent weed suppression, low maintenance. Evergreen
Habit: Groundcover Mature Size (HxW): 30cm x 150cm
Casuarina Cousin It
Expected Stock Height: 0/5 cm ?
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