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Callistemon comboynensis, Cliff Bottlebrush, Comboyne Bottlbrush

Callistemon comboynensis

Cliff Bottlebrush, Comboyne Bottlbrush
Family: Myrtaceae
Origin: Australia
Can be used for bonsaiLarge shrub 5-10 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

This small Callistemon species is a spreading shrub 2-3 m high x 1-2 m wide. It has copper colored new growth, the leaves are narrow and elliptical to 8 cm. Flowers are usually dull red brushes 5-9 x 4-8 cm. Best growth is attained in full sun. Soil needs are sand, loam, clay, damp, well drained, acid, neutral, alkaline. Prune after flowering, moderately frost tolerant. Attractive container plant.

Propagate from seed or cuttings.


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Callistemon comboynensis, Cliff Bottlebrush, Comboyne Bottlbrush
Callistemon comboynensis, Cliff Bottlebrush, Comboyne Bottlbrush
Callistemon comboynensis, Cliff Bottlebrush, Comboyne Bottlbrush


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