Weeping Bottlebrush

Tree to 10m, Low Shrub to 3 Metres


Often multi-trunked from base this weeping tree or large shrub has pendulous foliage with bright Red flower brushes in Spring and Summer.
Most commonly cultivated melaleuca in gardens.

Attracts birds, bees & butterflies.

Prune for a more compact and smaller plant.

Natural Habitat: Freshwater wetlands

Aspect: Full Sun

Soil/Conditions: Adaptable

Special Features:
• Erosion control
• Hardy good Street tree
• Drought tolerant once established
• Birds and Bees attractive

Garden Styles:

  • Small Gardens
  • Birds and Butterflies
  • Native Coastal
  • Gardening for Biodiversity