BOTTLEBRUSH TREE Callistemon rigidus
Note: Important! These seeds can be shipped to Canada only, as this plant is considered an invasive species in the US and in some international locations.
An absolutely beautiful small tree, or large shrub, Bottlebrush becomes completely covered in vibrant red fluffy blooms, and is a butterfly magnet! Foliage is evergreen and attractive, and plants are quite drought tolerant!
Type: Shrub or small tree
Height: 10 feet
Hardiness zones: 8-11
Bloom time: Late winter to early summer
Seed size: These seeds are naturally very small
Seeds per pack: 50
Germination: Obtain a container with holes in the bottom for excess water to drain. For best results, obtain a sterile seed-start mix, and place the seeds just under the surface of a pre-moistened growing medium. Then the container at room temperature to germinate, and keep moist until germination. Once seeds emerge, place the pot in a bright location.