Callistemon sp. 'Aquinas Pink'

Aquinas Pink Bottlebrush

Spring 2014

Spring 2014

Family: Myrtaceae

Genus: Callistemon

Category: Shrub - Evergreen

Zones: 7b? to 11

Size: 6' tall and wide?

Exposure: Sun


Pinkish flowers. Thin green leaves.


From Aquinas High School in Augusta, GA.


My Experience: 

I purchased a 3-gallon plant from Nurseries Caroliniana in August 2013 and planted it in the Big Trees and Birds garden. It looked dreadful through the rest of the summer and the leaves fell off in winter 2014 but it came back quickly with new stems in spring.

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