Melaleuca viminalis (Sol. ex Gaertn.) Byrnes
Callistemon viminalis (formerly Melaleuca viminalis), also known as Weeping Bottlebrush, is a shrub or small tree in the family Myrtaceae. It is native to the states of New South Wales and Queensland in Australia where it often occurs along watercourses.
Weeping Bottlebrush grows up to 8 metres in height and has pendent branches with leaves which are 3 to 7 cm long and 3 to 7 mm in width. The bright red flower spikes, which are 4 to 10 cm in length and about 3 to 6 cm in diameter occur between spring and summer.
- C.viminalis ‘Captain Cook’
- C.viminalis ‘Dawson River Weeper’
- C.viminalis ‘Rose Opal’
- C.viminalis ‘Wilderness White’
- C.viminalis ‘Wollumbin’
- C.viminalis ‘Little John‘, aka Dwarf Bottlebrush.
- C.viminalis 'Kings Park Special'
- C.viminalis 'Slim'
- C.viminalis 'Green John'
- "Florida EPPC's 2011 Invasive Plant Species List". Florida Exotic Pest Plant Council. Retrieved 13 January 2011.
- "List of Registered Cultivars derived from Australian native flora". Australian Cultivar Registration Authority. Retrieved 2009-11-04.
- Bill Sheat; Gerald Schofield (1995). Complete Gardening in Southern Africa. Struik. p. 32. ISBN 978-1-86825-704-1. Retrieved 31 August 2012.
- Very popular in Australia not so much in the USA
- Bred By New Flora and Sydney University
- Bred By Ozbreed
- New South Wales Flora Online: Callistemon viminalis by R. D. Spencer & P. F. Lumley, Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust, Sydney, Australia.
- "Callistemon viminalis". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government.
Callistemon viminalis — trunk.
in Hyderabad, India.
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