C. sieberi is a compact shrub to about 3' and occurs naturally at high elevations in Australia. The leaves are needle-like and the flowers are like creamy to pale yellow bottlebrushes. This is a frost-resistant species and tolerates snow! Plant in a protected, sunny, well-drained location. Prune after flowering.
Common Name: Alpine Bottlebrush
Family: Myrtaceae (The Myrtle Family)
Zone Hardiness: 7-10
Primary Bloom Colour: Yellow
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Summer
Soil Moisture: Average
Benefits: Hummingbirds, Butterflies
Deer Resistant: Yes
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Average to moist soils in sun.
Geogrpahical Origin: Asia and the Pacific - Australasia
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