Common Net-bush
(Calothamnus quadrifidus)

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Calothamnus quadrifidus

Originating from Western Australia with an unusual flower formation giving it its common name. Erect to spreading shrub. Leaves are linearly shaped, greyish to dark green in colour and roughly 3cm long. Flowers have one sided spikes and are red in colour, roughly 2.5cm long. Flowering occurs from late spring to autumn, clusters of flowers are often formed. This plant is roughly 2-4m tall and 2-5m wide.

Type
Native
Maintenance
Medium
Water use
Minimal
Container
Zero
Size
Small shrubs 0.5 - 3 metres
Root size
2.5 metres
Foliage
Deciduous
Zones
Semi-arid with winter rain, Moist temperate with warm summers, Winter rains with dry summers, Moist temperate with hot summers
Soils
Loam
Tolerances
Wind
Regions
Habitat plants
Shade levels
Full sun
Flowering seasons
Spring, Summer, Autumn
Colours
Green, Red
Gardens
Native Garden