Callistemon citrinus ‘Captain Cook’
The striking and somewhat fun Australian bottlebrush. Dark green leaves are overshadowed by a tremendous display of early summer crimson-red flowers
- Situation: Full or part sun, well-drained light soil
- Hardiness: Hardy
- Grows to: 2m x 1.5m
Pruning is necessary after flowering to maintain dense growth and maximum flowering. In the summer this Callistemon will bloom sporting spectacular bright red bottlebrush-like flowers that are great for attracting butterflies.