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Unnamed spotting


look like pohutukawa (new zealand christmas tree)


in garden, forest

1 Species ID Suggestions

Botter brush
Callistemon sp.

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5 Comments 6 years ago

honey eater birds such as tui, bellbird in new zealand

Hema 6 years ago

these are so lovely! What birds does it attract? 6 years ago

thank you

kdpicturemaker 6 years ago

Definitely bottlebrush (common name), probably Callistemon viminalis. There are many hybrid types or cultivars now, this one is one of the weeping variety, excellent for attracting nectar eaters to the garden. The plants are native to Australia and come in a wide variety of sizes from ground cover (prostrate) to small shrubs to trees, the bottlebrush shaped flowers also come in many shades from green to white, all shades of pink and red, burgundy. One of my favourite types of plants.

It looks like what it is called bottle brush, but this is a small tree?!
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Waikato, New Zealand

Spotted on Dec 18, 2013
Submitted on Dec 18, 2013

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