Silky Net Bush, Woolly Net Bush
This is an Australian native that does not occur in the wild in North America. See this great photo at ubcbotanicalgarden.org
Identification: Leaves are evergreen, needle-like, covered with fuzz. This shrub is less than 4' (1.2 m) high. Flowers are similar to those of bottlebrush.
Calothamnus villosus at the University of British Columbia Botanical Garden Center for Plant Research
Calothamnus villosus on Desert-tropicals.com
Calothamnus villosus at the Australian Native Plants Nursery
Calothamnus villosus at the Australian Government's Australian National Botanic Gardens
Calothamnus villosus on BotanicalIllustrations.org
Calothamnus villosus description by Thomas H. Kent, last updated 16 Aug 2013.
Range: Zones 9-11: