Callistemon viminalis


Weeping Bottlebrush

To 7 metres, weeping branches, red flowers.


Shrubbery, garden beds, borders, screen, hedging plant, windbreak, bird and butterfly attractant


Generally drought resistant once established, but preferring a moist, mulched soil. Prune just behind old flower heads once flowering has finished.


Seed or tip cuttings.


Several named cultivars, as well as hybrids are grown.

Callistemon Little John is a low growing hybrid of C. viminalis, with red flowers, bluish green foliage and growing to under half a metre tall. 

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