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Scientific Name

Callistemon citrinus
Category:
Backyard Habitat Native Plant, Native Plants

Bottlebrush is an attractive erect shrub to 2m with stiff leaves with a lemon scent when crushed. Striking bright red bottlebrush flowers cover the shrub during spring.

It prefers damp or boggy soils in a sunny location. Great for screening and attracting native birds and animals.