Crimson Bottlebrush

Scientific Name: 
Callistemon citrinus
Family Name: 
Myrtaceae
Place of Origin: 
Australia
Plant Description: 
A bushy shrub with bright red flowers.
Plant Height: 
1-3m
Plant Width: 
2m
Plant Use: 
Beverage
Harvest Period: 
Spring to early summer
Of Interest: 
Flowers contain sweet nectar which can be sucked or soaked in water for sweet drink. Also known as Lemon bottlebrush
Annual, Biannual or Perennial: 
Perennial
Plant Type: 
Shrub
Climate: 
Temperate
Cool Temperate
Warm Temperate
Sub-Tropical
Tropical
Deciduous or Evergreen: 
Evergreen

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