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Callistemon viminalis, Bottlebrush

Callistemon viminalis

Family: Myrtaceae
Origin: Australia
Small tree 10-20 ftFull sunModerate waterWhite/off-white flowersRed/crimson/vinous flowersYellow/orange flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short timeFlood tolerantSeaside, salt tolerant plant

Withstands extended waterlogging and limited dry periods. Very showy. The flower spikes of bottlebrushes form in spring and summer and are made up of a number of individual flowers.

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