Jun 03, Shrubs; Palms and Cycads; Bottlebrush. The bottlebrush plant is a must for gardeners looking to attract hummingbirds and butterflies.
Named for its distinctive flowers, this evergreen has bright red flower spikes that are reminiscent of a bottle washer. The bottlebrush is often sold as a shrub, but can grow as a tree up to 25 feet in height. BottleBrush Compacta. A delightful evergreen shrub that forms a 3x3 rounded mound with narrow bluish gray-green leaves and flowers of blood red bristle stamens that appear throughout the year.
The Compacta will plant out in full sun to light shade. Is drought tolerant in coastal gardens but tolerates and performs best with some irrigation. This evergreen plant grows about 3 feet tall by 5 feet wide and can be kept smaller with light pruning. It's cold hardy - fine anywhere in South Florida - and moderately salt-tolerant.
These shrubs are considered deer-resistant (though we make no promises). Evergreen Landscape Design Inc. NW 62nd Ave - Alachua FL Be the first to review this business. Alachua, FL Phone:(click to view the number) Landscaping Inspiration. Jun 15, Bottlebrush type blooms can be 4 inches (10 cm.) around and 12 inches (31 cm.) long. Bottlebrush pruning varies with the family and, of course, the particular plant.
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