Bottlebrush Tree (Callistemon citrinus)
These tropical trees grow wildly all over the coast of Australia. The Bottlebrush tree blooms 2 to 4 inch long flowers that resemble a bright red bottle brush. These trees are drought tolerant and thrive in hot, dry climates making them perfect for Western landscapes.
Bottlebrush trees have strong trunks and canopies that can easily withstand strong desert Monsoon winds. They grow to a medium large height creating a sun blocking filter that provides shaded relief and cooler temperatures to its surrounding environment. Bottlebrush trees bright red flowers make a fantastic focal point to any landscape and are a must have if you have a tropical themed front or backyard design.
Beautiful red tropical bottlebrush blooms
Colorful shade tree to add to gardens
Strong medium sized evergreen tree
Grows great in desert climates