An evergreen shrub with bright yellow-white bottlebrush-like flowers. The plant makes a highly attractive landscape specimen and is quite tough once established.
A branching shrub to 6-12ft and about 6-10ft wide. The colorful bottlebrush flowers bloom on the bush for much of the warm season and attract hummingbirds. The plant can be trained into a bush or pruned to grow with a tree-like habit.
Hardy to 20-22F.
Fairly hardy once established, the Lemon Bottlebrush can tolerate droughts and high temperatures. Water when young and provide occasional irrigation during dry months. Grow in full sun or part shade. Need little care when established.
By seeds, which are generally slow to germinate.
Planted as a showy ornamental and as a popular attractant for hummingbirds.
Native to Queensland, NSW, Victoria and Tasmania in Australia.