Weeping Bottlebrush Standard (Callistemon Viminalis)

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Growing Zone: 9-11
Growing Zone: 9-11 Outdoors

Plant Specifications

Plant Name Weeping Bottlebrush (Callistemon Viminalis)
Mature Height 10-12 feet
Mature Width 5-6 feet
Spacing 3-4 feet apart
Sunlight Full to Partial Sun
Temperature Tolerance 30-80°F
Watering Needs Low (Once a week)
Growth Rate 10 inches/year
Difficulty Level Easy
Grows Well Indoors Yes, with indirect sunlight
Flowering Time Spring to Early Summer
Origin Native to Australia
Looking for a stunning and unique addition to your garden? Look no further than the Weeping Bottlebrush Standard. This beautiful plant boasts vibrant red flowers that resemble a bottle brush, hence its name. With its striking appearance and easy care, it's no wonder this plant is a favorite among gardeners.

How to Grow

The Weeping Bottlebrush Standard thrives in full sun and well-draining soil. It can tolerate some shade, but it will produce fewer flowers. When planting, make sure to dig a hole that is twice as wide as the root ball and just as deep. Water the plant deeply after planting and keep the soil moist until it becomes established.

Care Tips

Once established, the Weeping Bottlebrush Standard is a low-maintenance plant. Water it deeply once a week during the growing season and less frequently during the winter months. Fertilize it with a balanced fertilizer in the spring and fall to encourage healthy growth and blooming.


The Weeping Bottlebrush Standard is a versatile plant that can be used in a variety of ways. It makes a great focal point in a garden bed or can be planted in a container for a stunning patio display. Its unique flowers also make it a popular choice for cut flower arrangements.

Planting Tips

When planting the Weeping Bottlebrush Standard, make sure to choose a location that receives full sun or partial shade. It prefers well-draining soil and can tolerate some drought once established. When planting in a container, make sure to choose a pot that is at least twice the size of the root ball.


To keep your Weeping Bottlebrush Standard looking its best, prune it lightly after it blooms to encourage bushier growth. Remove any dead or damaged branches as needed. If the plant becomes too large, it can be pruned back hard in the spring to encourage new growth.

Pests and Diseases

The Weeping Bottlebrush Standard is generally pest and disease-free. However, it can be susceptible to root rot if the soil is too wet. To prevent this, make sure to plant it in well-draining soil and avoid overwatering. If you notice any signs of disease or pests, treat them promptly with an appropriate insecticide or fungicide.


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