Spectacular tall native shade tree with red wheel shaped flowers in late summer, and dark glossy lobed leaves year-round. Take a trip to Maranoa Gardens in Victoria to see a good example of this beautiful rainforest native flourishing in a cooler climate.
DESCRIPTION: Australian native tree with glossy ornate wavy lobed leaves and showy wheel-shaped flowers. Perfect for feature planting and streetscapes. USES: Excellent for screening or as a specimen tree. Create a shady spot in the garden and enjoy watching the wildlife visit. PLANTING: Plant in well drained soil in full sun. Plant in a sheltered location out o strong wind. Apply mulch and continue to water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks. Tolerates a light overnight frost once mature. CARE: Tip prune while young to encourage a smaller dense rounded shape, or leave to grow tall and open. Fertilise using native fertiliser yearly. HEIGHT: Usually 10 metres in full sun: up to 30 m in a warm shaded spot. YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tube-stock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide