This perennial has stunning bright red flowers that hang in clusters from drooping branches. This superb Eucalypt makes an excellent and easy to grow, long-lived garden or street tree, and copes well with extended dryness, cold, heat and low fertility.
|Growth Height — 2m|
|Flower Colour — Red|
|Flowering Period — Perennial|
|Light Requirements — Full sun|
|Soil Requirements — Well drained soil|
Sow in warm areas anytime. In frost prone areas when danger of frost is over. Fill a pot or tray with moist sandy soil, wet thoroughly and compress. Sow seeds on surface and cover lightly. It is beneficial to add Wildflower Seed Starter granules to soil surface. Keep moist. Place in a warm shady position to germinate fully. Transplant to individual containers when seedlings are large enough to handle. Water regularly and plant out in permanent position when about 20cm (8in) high. Water in well. Water well in summer. Will respond to light applications of low phosphate slow release organic fertiliser.
Water your plant well in summer.