Description: It grows to between 1 and 3 metres in height and has leaves which are 3 to 7 cm long and 5 to 8 mm wide. The flower spikes are 6 to 10 cm in length and about 4 to 7 cm in diameter. The veins of the leaves are clearly visible on both sides. The stamens are red, purpish-red or lilac with dark-coloured anthers.
USDA Zone: 8b-10
This accession has been observed in bloom on:
Accession # 199200523
Source: Michael Chamberland
Provenance: Upon flowering (March 2008), this appears to be C. citrinus, although it could be a different closely related species. Name changed from Callistemon unidentified on 20 March 2008, cmorse.