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Callistemon lilacinus x citrinus 'Endeavour (Burgundy Jack)

Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Subfamily: Myrtoideae
Tribe: Melaleuceae
Genus: Callistemon
Genus species: Callistemon lilacinus x citrinus 'Endeavour'
Cultivar name: Callistemon 'Burgundy Jack'
Common names: Burgundy Jack Bottlebrush, Callistemon Endeavour Burgundy Jack, Endeavour Bottlebrush

The cultivar Callistemon 'Burgundy Jack' is an evergreen, dense, bushy shrub. It has stiff, green lanceolate leaves that can have a slight lemon smell when crushed. 
In spring and autumn, it has cylindrical spikes of deep burgundy bottlebrush flower heads. These attract bees, nectar-eating birds, butterflies and insects.

An old mature specimen.growing in Northland.
 

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