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Bottlebrushes

Aliases: callistemon

Plants in the Callistemon genus are commonly known as Bottlebrushes, or Bottle Brushes. The genus of shrubs is native to Australia and have bristly cylindrical flowers that resemble bottle brushes and give them their common name

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Latest photos of bottlebrushes

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    Bernieh
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    Tralamander
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    Delonix1
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We have 121 photos of bottlebrushes

These photos are from real gardens by real gardeners! Just click on one to start exploring in slideshow format, or you can browse 16 at a time.

  • Callistemon citrinus (Callistemon Citrinus (Bottle Brush Plant))
    Dawnsaunt
  • Little John (Dwarf Bottlebrush) bloom (Callistemon viminalis)
    Skippy5869
  • Callistemon 12th. Dec. 2009.
    Toto
  • Bottlebrush White Anzac.... (Callistemon citrinus (Bottle brush) White Anzac)
    Dottydaisy2
  • Callistemon
    Toto
  • Bottlebrush (Callistemon) (Callistemon)
    David
  • Sulphur Butterfly
    Skippy5869
  • Combretum Constrictum or New Guinea Bottlebrush (Combretum Constrictum 'Thailand')
    Bernieh

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Gardeners' thoughts

Hurrah - It's Still Alive!

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The past winter has been quite a test for many plants. A small callistemon (bottle brush) in my front garden succumbed to...

6 comments

AndrewR

31 May, 2011
Andrewr

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Questions & advice on bottlebrushes

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bottlebrush

2 replies

anthonysweetpea1

27 Oct, 2009
Anthonysweetpea1

Moving a Bottle Brush bush

3 replies

revrich

23 Aug, 2009
Revrich

Bottlebrush

4 replies

mookins

1 Aug, 2009
Mookins

can i prune my bottlebrush

4 replies

millie

7 Jul, 2009
Millie

My bottle brush looks sad!

1 reply

sooze

17 Jun, 2009
Sooze

Bottle Brush plant pruning

3 replies

stevebbh

7 Jun, 2009
Stevebbh

Query on callistemon soil

3 replies

bren

2 May, 2009
Bren

bottle brush

2 replies

janie

2 Aug, 2008
Janie

How to prune bottle brush?

3 replies

regular

19 Jul, 2008
Regular

callistemon care

2 replies

rachelclaridge

13 Jul, 2008
Rachelclaridge

bottlebrush

3 replies

bowler

7 Jul, 2008
Bowler

calistomon

1 reply

djsiddle

25 Jun, 2008
Djsiddle

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