Callistemon viminalis 'Fire Opal'

Shrub with prolific red flowers, mostly in the spring, and slightly pendulous branches. Possibly a hybrid of c. comboynensis with c. viminalis. A selection by Roy Whalan of Whalan's Nsy, Newcastle, promoted in 1981 and also released in Japan. ['Opal Fire', 'Wildfire of Newcastle']

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Rosanae
order      Myrtales
family       Myrtaceae
genus        Callistemon R.Br.