English name: Stiff bottlebrush
Latin name: Callistemon rigidus
Family: Myrtle - Myrtaceae
Origin: New South Wales (Australia)
This bottlebrush is endemic to a fairly small area of Australia. It grows to a height of 2 to 3 metres, with a rigid, elevated form. The leaves are usually 5 – 7 cm long, and 3 to 4 mm. wide. The flowers, with reddish stamens and darker anthers, appear in the summer.