CALLISTEMON

Commonly known as Bottlebrush

Range of shrubs to small trees with bottlebrush-like flower spikes in shades of red, purple, pink, white, green or yellow.

The bottlebrush flowers can be red, purple, pink, white, green or yellow and well grown specimens can be hard-pruned. In some species the hard seed capsules are released by fire.

Genus of 30 species or more of evergreen tress and shrubs from Australia from moist, open sites and in woodland.

Further Reading....
  • Evergreen
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Tall Shrub
  • Tree
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Tolerates hard pruning when established.
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.

Buy Varieties of CALLISTEMON

CALLISTEMON citrinus 'Little John'

CALLISTEMON citrinus 'Little John'

Crimson bottlebrush

miniature habit, deep red flowers

 
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CALLISTEMON citrinus 'Perth Pink'

CALLISTEMON citrinus 'Perth Pink'

Bottlebrush

clear pink flowers

 
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CALLISTEMON citrinus 'Red Cluster'

CALLISTEMON citrinus 'Red Cluster'

Bottlebrush

compact growing with deep scarlet flowers

 
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CALLISTEMON citrinus 'Splendens'

CALLISTEMON citrinus 'Splendens'

Bottlebrush

the most vivid scarlet flowers

 
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CALLISTEMON 'Inferno'

CALLISTEMON 'Inferno'

Bottlebrush

brilliant red.

 
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CALLISTEMON pallidus

CALLISTEMON pallidus

Lemon bottlebrush

cream coloured flowers and narrow leaves

 
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CALLISTEMON 'Red Rocket'

Bottlebrush

(syn. C. 'Red Rock'). Bright red new growth and red flowers.

 
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CALLISTEMON rigidus

CALLISTEMON rigidus

Stiff bottlebrush

hardy red bottlebrush which thrives in poor soils in full sun

 
£16.50 each 
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CALLISTEMON salignus

CALLISTEMON salignus

White bottlebrush, Willow-leafed bottlebrush

one of the hardiest of the bottlebrushes with narrow willow-like leaves and pale yellow flowers

 
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CALLISTEMON sieberi

CALLISTEMON sieberi

Alpine bottlebrush

(pityoides) - This is the hardiest species with narrow leaves and pale yellow flowers in short spikes

 
£16.50 each 
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Available late spring to early summer 2024 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
CALLISTEMON viminalis

CALLISTEMON viminalis

Weeping bottlebrush

attractive weeping habit with bright red flowers. Had proved hardy at Burncoose

 
£16.50 each 
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CALLISTEMON viminalis 'Hot Pink'

CALLISTEMON viminalis 'Hot Pink'

Weeping bottlebrush

bright pink

 
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CALLISTEMON viridiflorus 'Violaceus'

CALLISTEMON viridiflorus 'Violaceus'

Bottlebrush

narrow leaves and purplish red bottlebrush flowers

 
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Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Only £7.50

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