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Calothamnus quadrifidus /Net Bush, One-sided Bottlebrush

Calothamnus quadrifidus  / Calothamnus quadrifidus
Large, evergreen shrub
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Large, evergreen shrub

Needle-like foliage similar to a conifer

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Conifer-like needles

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Scientific Name: Calothamnus quadrifidus
Common Name: Net Bush, One-sided Bottlebrush
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall
Flower color: Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: This evergreen shrub produces pine-like blue-green foliage and attractive red flowers which are in bundles of stamens that grow along the stems of the plant. May require pruning to keep in a desired form. Reported to be quite drought tolerant and suitable for xeriscaping.