Australian Native Plants

  Callistemon viminalis (Weeping Bottlebrush)


Callistemon viminalis photo
Weeping Bottlebrush

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WEEPING BOTTLEBRUSH FACTS

distribution map showing range of Callistemon viminalis in Australia

Map is from The Atlas of Living Australia web site, licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License


Common Name
Weeping Bottlebrush

Description
The Weeping Bottlebrush is a small to medium sized weeping tree with red bottlebrush flowers in spring, with flushes in summer and autumn.

Height
3m - 6m

Spread
1.5m - 5m

Propagation
seed, cuttings

Wildlife Interest
attracts honeyeaters

Distribution
Queensland, New South Wales

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Myrtales
Family:Myrtaceae
Genus:Callistemon
Species:viminalis
Common Name:Weeping Bottlebrush


Relatives in same Genus
  Callistemon citrinus 'Firebrand'
  Callistemon citrinus 'Splendens'
  Callistemon viminalis 'Rose Opal'
  Callistemon viminalis 'Wildfire'
  Callistemon 'Lavender Showers'
  Callistemon 'Pink Champagne'
  Callistemon 'Purple Splendour'
  Callistemon 'Taree Pink'