A plant of a genus that comprises the bottlebrushes.
- Genus Callistemon, family Myrtaceae
More example sentences
- Dwarf callistemons and dianellas are good in sunny spots.
- Native plants with needle-like leaves or those with a small surface area such as many callistemons are also reliable in heat.
- When can I transplant a callistemon and how should I prune it?
modern Latin, from Greek kallos 'beauty' + stēmōn 'thread or stamen'.