All-Stars Plant Details

 purple bottlebrush
Latin Name: Callistemon ‘Violaceus
Common Name: purple bottlebrush
Type: Shrub
Size: Large
California Native: No
Description: Rosy-purple “bottlebrush” flowers bloom in early winter and spring, and sporadically year round; medium to large evergreen shrub that is tough and adaptable; grows best in full sun and tolerates infrequent watering; attracts hummingbirds and beneficial insects.
Pruning Needs: little or none; prune to shape
Sun Exposure: Full Sun
Part Shade
Arboretum Location(s): Arboretum Teaching Nursery
Water Needs: Very Low
Low
Color(s): Red
Purple
Bloom Season(s): Spring
Summer
Winter
Wildlife Value: Hummingbirds
Beneficial Insects