Nope, I've never seen bottlebrushes.
I have such a moldy thumb that I have to concentrate on native wildflowers cuz I kill just about everything else.
Even my cultivated flowers are often derivatives of plants native to this area...
That Sprekelia is beautiful, too!!! (I've never seen that, either
I'm going to have to try snapdragons again. I used to have good luck with them as a kid. Yours were beautiful this year!!!