Description: Although this is considered as frost tender, it is an outstanding specimen for its large clusters of orange flowers and flaky bark. The bark is flaky & fibrous, yellow to yellow-brown on the lower trunk and larger branches, then smooth and creamy to white above. Juvenile leaves are ovate & green, adult leaves are lance shaped and gray-green. A very popular ornamental in Australia. It is found native in Queensland, the Northern Territory and West Australia.
|Temperature Rating||USDA Zone 9|
|Type||Small specimen 38'|
|Native||Queensland, Northern Territory, West Australia|
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