The Natal Bottlebrush, also known as Greyia sutherlandii, Glossy Bottlebrush, Mountain Bottlebrush or Beacon Tree. This South African endemic is a small deciduous tree that grows to a height of between three to seven metres. The bright red flowers of the Natal Bottlebrush are perhaps its most prominent feature and resemble a bottlebrush. You can note these in spring and early summer. The leaves of this tree also turn into shades of red in late autumn.
The wood of this tree is pink and soft. This tree’s bark is rough, and its leaves are simple.