Gold-tipped Bottlebrush: 6-15' x 3-9' dense shrub, dark red with gold tipped anthers 6-10 x 4-5 cm, full to part sun, moderate frost. Loam, boggy, damp, well drained, acid, neutral soils. Useful as hedge, windbreak or screening. A bushy swamp plant, very similar to C. phoeniceus. Blooms in spring and autumn and is noted for its long lasting, 9cm long, bright red, gold-tipped flowers. Leaves are 4 to 12 cm long. It is essentially an open bush, but when pruned grows into an attractive shrub.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 9|
|Type||Shrub to about 12'|
|Flower Color||Red with gold tip|
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