Callistemon Citrinus, commonly known as Weeping Bottle Brush, is a shrub belonging to the Myrtaceae family. It can grow to three meters in height and the flower spikes measure between six and ten centimetres in length.
The Callistemon is originally from the Australian states of Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria, it is found in rocky gullies and on marsh land near coastal areas.
It has a characteristic smell of lemons. The word Callistemon comes from the Greek, meaning “beautiful stamen".