Australian Native Plants

  Callistemon citrinus 'Firebrand'


Callistemon citrinus 'Firebrand' photo
Callistemon citrinus 'Austraflora Firebrand', Maranoa Gardens, Balwyn, Victoria, Australia

Photograph by Melburnian. Some rights reserved.    (view image details)




PLANT FACTS

Description
Callistemon 'Firebrand' is a semi-prostrate shrub growing to about 60 cm tall. It originated from a seedling grown by Austraflora Nursery and was originally known as Callistemon 'Austraflora Firebrand' . It produces bottlebrush spikes of red flowers in spring and early summer.

Height
0.6m

Spread
2.5m

Propagation
seed,

Wildlife Interest
birds, nectar

Classification
Class:Magnoliopsida
Order:Myrtales
Family:Myrtaceae
Genus:Callistemon
Species:citrinus
Variety:'Firebrand'


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