Calothamnus quadrifidus ‘Little Ripper’ – One Sided Bottlebrush

A ground cover form of Calothamnus quadrificus. Flowers from early spring through summer, with red brush style flowers that are bird attracting. The foliage is grey green and fine. Good for coastal gardens, tolerates some frost and dry spells once established.

Family : Myrtaceae
Cultivar Name: Little Ripper
Plant Type : Small shrub, Ground cover
Width : 2.5
Flowering Time : Spring, Summer
Soil Type : Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Dense foliage, Spreading, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture : Well-drained
Special Uses : Erosion control
Scientific Name: Calothamnus quadrifidus
Common Name : One Sided Bottlebrush
Height : 0.4
Flower Color : Red
pH Level : Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects