Callistemon sieberi River Bottlebrush (formerly C. paludosus)
4m x 3m
Fl. Spring and Autumn
Widespread along watercourses, dried and rocky riverbeds and gullies in NSW, Qld, Vic, SA and Tasmania.
Hardy, fast growing shrub with small narrow leaves and cream to pale pink brushes towards the ends of the branches. Frost/drought hardy, adaptable to most soil types including clay and boggy conditions. Full sun to semi-shade. Windbreak, bush garden, hedges, screens. Attracts birds. Prune back behind flower to promote new growth.