Callistemon is a native of Australia. In India it blooms profusely in spring and in autumn. The name Callistemon comes from the Greek kalos, "beautiful", and stemon meaning "stamens".The inflorescence have such long stamens , which give it the appearance of a bottlebrush.
Callistemon is a very useful plant for a dry , sunny area, as it requires hardly any care.
It can be propagated by cuttings during the rainy season.