This locally found bottlebrush is usually grown as a dense, short shrub. Its vibrant green leaves begin as a fuzzy bronze, and turn into a beautiful yellow in the fall. The most distinguishing feature of this plant, is the cylindrical, brush-like red flowers during spring and summer, where they attract all sorts of butterflies and hummingbirds to your home. It is an evergreen plant, known to be cold-tolerant. They are drought resisntant and have adapted to Texas soils quite well.