Callistemon ‘Matthew Flinders’ – Bottlebrush


A fantastic new dwarf bottlebrush with dark red flowers and attractive mid-green foliage, perfect for smaller gardens. Great rockery, container plant or general garden shrub. The main flowering is in late winter and early spring, with spot flowering for the rest of the time. Tip pruning after flowering will ensure a neat shaped plant.

Family : Myrtaceae
Cultivar Name: Matthew Flinders
Plant Type : Small shrub
Width : 0.5
Flowering Time : All year
Soil Type : Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Bonsai, Erosion control, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Callistemon
Common Name : Bottlebrush
Height : 0.8
Flower Color : Red
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan :
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects