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Blossom of the Bottle-Brush

A glance shows why this plant has received its popular name. The technical name of the shrub is Callistemon, from a Greek derivative, implying "the flower with beautiful stamens." There are several species of the genous, most of them having flowers with stamens of a beautiful scarlet color. The one here shown is a selected variety of Callistemon lanceolatus.

Blossom of the Bottle-Brush

This image is from: Luther Burbank: his methods and discoveries and their practical application. Volume 10 Chapter 7