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Weeping Bottlebrush
Scientific Name: Callistemon viminalis (Sol. ex Gaertn.) G. Don ex Loudon
Family: Myrtaceae
Weeping Bottlebrush (Callistemon  viminalis)
Blooming Weeping Bottlebrush 'Captain Hook' in late april in Phoenix
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 8-9,11-24
USDA: 9-12

Frost Tolerance: Semi tender in Phoenix, suffers below 30F (-1C)

Sun Exposure: Full sun, tolerates reflected heat

Origin: Australia (Queensland, New South Wales)

Growth Habits: Evergreen shrub, up to 20 feet tall (3 m) or more, depending on the variety, narrow shaped, pendulous

Watering Needs: Little water when established, becomes chlorotic if not watered properly

Propagation: Seeds (growing very slowly and giving seedling of great variability), semi-hardwood cuttings in late summer

Blooming Habits:
Red flowers intermittently during the year.

Fruiting Habits:

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