Calothamnus quadrifidus
One Sided Bottle-brush (Dwarf)

Uses: Highly ornamental shrub for verges, median streets, parks and reserves. Planted singly as a colourful background in mixed plantings or en-mass as a barrier or small informal hedge.
Responds to pruning. Bird and insect attracting.
Note: This species is provisionally classified schedule 1, Regulation 24.2 under the Sewerage Act. Written approval is required prior to planting in streets or roads. It should not be planted closer than two metres to any sewer main or connection.

  • Height 0.8-1m
  • Spread 1-1.5m
  • Position
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  • Family Myrtaceae
  • Botanical Name Calothamnus quadrifidus
  • Common Name One Sided Bottle-brush (Dwarf)
  • Origin WA
  • Habit Compact, Spreading
  • Landscape 2nd line coast, Plains, Hills
  • Soil Texture Loam
  • pH Acidic, Alkaline, Neutral
  • Tolerates Drought, Lime
  • Supplementary Watering Minimal
  • Flower Colour Red
  • Flowering Time Spring, Summer
  • Flower Type Bottlebrush
  • Purpose Ornamental, Habitat
  • Evergreen/Deciduous Evergreen
  • Form Medium Shrub (Usually between 1.2m & 3.6m)