Callistemon bottlebrush

Callistemon speciosus

  • Callistemon bottlebrush
  • Callistemon bottlebrush
  • Callistemon bottlebrush
  • Callistemon bottlebrush
  • Callistemon bottlebrush
  • Callistemon bottlebrush
  • Flower name
    Callistemon bottlebrush
  • Scientific name
    Callistemon speciosus
  • Aliasカリステモン, ブラシの木, Callistemon, キンポウジュ, マキバブラシノキ, Bottle brush, 錦宝樹
  • Place of originAustralia
  • Place of floweringGarden
  • Flowering seasonMarch, April, May, June, July

What is Callistemon bottlebrush

Callistemon bottlebrush, ( scientific name: Callistemon speciosus ) is a hardy evergreen small trees of the family myrtaceae native to Australia. Leaves are firm quality of leather and are grow each other to a branchares. The shape of the leaves are tin linear shape , cover needle form, or boat-shape with green. There is not the petal, and there are a lot of stamen and pistils. A lot of filaments gathered in looking like a flower. One filament diameter is several millimeters. An inflorescence diameter is 10-20 cm. The color of the filament is cerise or white and a lot of filaments gather to the inflorescence and become into a brush forms. Yellow anthers of the stamen tip glitter such as gold. Fruit becomes after a flower, but there is the property that fruit is broken, and a seed is scattered if a tree dies of a forest fire without being available to a tree until caught in a forest fire, and starting a seed.

Common name: Callistemon bottlebrush, scientific name: Callistemon speciosus, aka: callistemon ,brush wood, Cedar leaf brush trees, Bottle brush
origin: Australia, height: 200-500 cm, length: 7-10 cm, leaf length:0.5 cm, Inflorescences form: spikes, petal color: green, flowers (filament) colors: red, white, flowers high: 15 cm, inflorescence size: 10-20 cm, flowering period: March-July, fruit: capsule and ripens fruit.


  • Eye
    Myrtales
  • Family
    Myrtaceae
  • Genus
    Callistemon
  • Species
    C. speciosus
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Multi-petaled
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeCold-resistant Evergreen small trees
  • Flower colorsRed
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height200.0 ~ 500.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower10.0 ~ 20.0 cm

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