This Australian native has a unique growth habit, with its pendulous weeping branches. New growth starts out a fuzzy bronze color, aging to bright green. Unusual, scarlet colored flowers resemble a bottlebrush, and emerge heaviest in the spring and sporadically throughout the rest of the warm season.
The unique blossoms last up to a week and attract hummingbirds. Young weeping bottlebrush trees will need to be staked for the best form, and need their lower branches trimmed periodically to maintain a tree-like appearance. Prune smaller trees after flowering to remove spent flowers and to encourage the nicest growth habit.
Height: 20 – 30 feet
Width: 10 – 15 feet
Bloom color: Red
Flowering season: Spring, Summer, Fall
USDA minimum zone: 8
Cold hardiness: 15° F


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