Callistemon ‘Candelabra’ – Bottlebrush


An upright narrow dense shrub with masses of perfumed yellow flowers set above silver grey foliage. Ideal for narrow garden areas such as driveways; as a screening or specimen plant; suited to streetscapes and parklands. May also be hedged. Frost tolerant. Pruning will increase the density, cut back after flowering. Best suited to southern states, can struggle in more humid areas.

Family : Myrtaceae
Cultivar Name: Candelabra
Plant Type : Large shrub
Width : 2
Flowering Time : Spring, Autumn
Soil Type : Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Climate Zone : Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Street tree, Erosion control, Bird nesting plant, Pollution tolerant
Scientific Name: Callistemon
Common Name : Bottlebrush
Height : 3
Flower Color : Yellow
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan :
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects