Little John Bottlebrush

Callistemon citrinus

Little John Bottlebrush  - Callistemon citrinus
Little John Bottlebrush  - Callistemon citrinus
Little John Bottlebrush  - Callistemon citrinus

Little John Bottlebrush

Callistemon citrinus

  • Beautiful showy fuzzy flowers in Summer and Fall, but will typically appear year-round if plant is healthy.  Bright red flowers serve as a wonderful contrast to silvery-gray foliage.  Little John Bottlebrush attracts hummingbirds and bees.  Callistemon Little John is very drought tolerant once established. Use Little John Bottlebrush for mass plantings or as a hedge. Native to Australia.  Hardy to 25 deg. F.

Foliage: Evergreen

Sun Exposure: Full Sun (6+ Hours Of Direct Sunlight)

Water Needs: Low/moderate

Bloom Season: Repeatedly

Mature Height: 3-4'

Mature Width: 3-4'

Attributes: Drought Tolerant, Xeriscape, Southwestern Garden, Mediterranean & Tuscan Garden, English & Cottage Garden, Hedge Plants


Proper planting technique will help your plants thrive! Follow these simple steps to help your plants establish quickly, develop a strong root system, and live longer:

  • Properly dig the hole
  • Amend the soil to suit each particular plant
  • Place the plant and backfill the soil
  • Provide ample water for each particular plant
  • Review our how to plant guide!

For detailed information, please download our planting guides:

We deliver to Southern California including Los Angeles County, Orange County, San Diego County, Riverside County, Imperial County, Ventura County, Santa Barbara County, and neighboring areas.

List of delivery zones and rates.
Delivery Zone Delivery Rate
Zone 1 $49.00
Zone 2 $59.00
Zone 3 $79.00
Zone 4 $99.00
Zone 5 $149.00
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