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Kwowdjard, One Sided Bottlebrush, Netbush

Genus: Calothamnus
Species: quadrifidus
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A variable shrub growing to as much as 3 metres high and across. Fine foliage around the stems and small bunches of claw flowers emerging directly from the stems. Responds well to pruning after flowering.

Cultivars include 'Compact' form (growing to about 1 metres, red spring flowers), 'Grey foliage form' (shrub to 1.5 metres by 1.5 metres, grey foliage and red spring flowers) and a pale yellow flowered form. For groundcovers, see prostrate forms.

Pronunciation: Kalo-tham-nus