Scarlet Kunzea is a flowering plant similar to the Callistemon. Is has beautiful bottlebrush-like flowers which are egg-shaped and scarlet-red of colour. Common heights are somewhere between 1-3 metres tall. The branches are slightly hairy.
Kunzea baxteri is well adapted to climates with dry summers and wet winters, as well as humid areas with moderate frosts. It prefers sunny or half-sunny locations with well-drained soil.