Scarlet Bottle-brush

Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Callistemon
Species: rugulosus
Main Flower Colour: Red

Description

Scarlet Bottlebrush grows up to 4 metres in height and has stiff, sharply pointed leaves which are 3 to 5 cm long and 4 to 7 mm wide. The flower spikes are 5 to 8 cm in length and about 4 to 5 cm in diameter occur between November and February (mid spring to late summer) in their native range. The stamens are rosy-red with yellow anthers imparting a golden-speckled appearance.... source: Wikipedia

Flowering start in November and ends in February.

Identification

The main flower colour is red.

References

http://bie.ala.org.au/species/urn:lsid:biodiversity.org.au:apni.taxon:445955#
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Location

Bio Regions

Kanmantoo (KAN)

Region Specifics

Kangaroo Island

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