Plant name: Crimson bottlebrush
Plant type: shrubs / bushes / trees
Origin: NSW, QLD, VIC
Cultural notes: A very hardy plant accepting of wet conditions and prefering an open sunny position.
Maintenance: Can be pruned after flower to maintain shape and encourage new growth. Can be fertilized after flowering with a suitable native plant fertilizer.
Tolerates: Tolerant od drought, frost and poor drainage.
Flowering season: Spring, Summer and Autumn.
Flower colour: Crimson bootlebrush style flower spikes to 12cm long.
Foliage colour: Mid green to dark green lanceolate leaves. The name citrinus refers to the faint citrus scent of the leaves when crushed.
Width: up to 3m
Height: up to 6m
Plant spacing: 150cm apart
Recommended uses: A very hardy plant suitable for hedges and screens, containers or as a feature plant.
Description: A bushy shrub or small tree growing to 6m in Height:. Crimson flower spikes to 12cm in length in spring , summer and autumn.