Callistemon citrinus

Red Bottlebrush, Crimson Bottlebrush, Lemon Bottlebrush, Scarlet Bottlebrush

Family: Myrtaceae Myrtle

Type Tree, shrub
USDA Hardiness range 8B - 11
Exposure Partial shade to full sun
Bloom color Red
Bloom time Spring and Summer
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Border, container, espalier, pollard, screen, standard, specimen
Height 10' to 15' / 3.00m to 4.60m
Spread 10' to 15' / 3.00m to 4.60m
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Evergreen
Bloom attributes Attracts butterflies
Leaf color Green
Fruit color Brown
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral
Soil type Sandy, clay, loamy
Form Rounded, upright or erect
Attributes and features Attracts birds, invasive