WALLUM BOTTLEBRUSH (Callistemon pachyphyllus) SEEDS 'Bush Tucker Plant'
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Common Name: Wallum Bottlebrush
Plant Height: 2
Plant Spread: 1.5
Use: informal hedge, windbreak
Soil Moisture: Extended dry to Occasional flood
Sunlight: hot overhead sun
Design: Suits mediterranean, coastal & bush designs
Plant Origins: Australia, NSW, QLD
Flower Colour: red or green
Garden Type: shrub
Plant Seasonality: Evergreen
The flowers are usually crimson but sometimes greenish-yellow. They are arranged in spikes on the ends of branches that continue to grow after flowering and also on the sides of the branches.
Bush food : bottlebrush flowers have a sweet nectar which can either be consumed by sucking on the flowers or by soaking the flowers in water to make a sweet drink.