Bottle brushes are members of the genus Callistemon and belong to the family Myrtaceae. They are closely related to paper bark melaleucas, which also has 'bottle brush' shaped flower spikes. It is difficult to tell to which genus some species belong. Botanists are currently closely studying these plants to determine how they are best classified. There are 40 species currently called Callistemon.
|Hardiness||Keep above 0°c |
|Sun||Light shadow / sun|