Bottlebrush – Callistemon rigidus

Gulf Fritillary Butterflies - Bottlebrush Flowers - Callistemon rigidus

Gulf Fritillary Butterflies
Bottlebrush Flowers
Callistemon rigidus

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Cloudless Sulphur Butterflies
Bottlebrush Flowers
Callistemon rigidus

Tiger Swallowtail Butterfly - Bottlebrush Flowers - Callistemon rigidus

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Bottlebrush Flowers
Callistemon rigidus

Video of butterflies drinking nectar on a Bottlebrush tree in the wild.

Bottlebrush
Callistemon rigidus

Nectar rating 1-10: 10

Zones: 11 – 8

Height: to 12’ (shorter cultivars are available)

Soil: average

Water: average – drought tolerant

Light: full sun

Bloom color: red

Bloom time: spring through fall

Propagation: cuttings, seed

Other: attracts bees and other insects

Hummingbird plant

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