Eucalyptus forrestiana this small low-maintenance, drought tolerant, tree makes a truly showy specimen for a small garden or a street planting. Growing to 12’ with a rounded shape. Yellow filaments/flowers emerge from buds in large bunches for months in Summer; and the attractive pods remain for months after. Drought tolerant once established, needs no fertilizer & is both wind & clay soil tolerant, though well-drained soil is usually recommended. Frost hardy to 23-27°F.
Eucalyptus erythrocorys or red-cap Gum - (Illyarrie ) is a mallee from Western Australia. It is a small tree, 3-10m tall and can be very ornamentail in a garden. The bark is smooth but can have a few rough patches where it persists on the trunk instead of being shed. The Illyarrie is notable for its big flowers which can be 5 cm across or more. They are bright yellow, being covered by a bright-red cap (operculum) in bud - giving the epithet erythrocorys (red-helmet).
EUCALYPTUS forrestiana. A spectacular West Australian Eucalypt with exceptional ornamental value. Small mallee or busy tree often only growing 1-3m but can reach 5m. Easily distinguished by their large four sided winged buds bright red in colour. The horn capped pendulous buds are grouped together over a long period before opening to mass of yellow flower.
Eucalyptus woodwardii "Lemon-Flowered Mallee" bright lemon yellow bloom, from late Winter to Summer. its weeping branches & red stems. evergreen, menthol scented leaves. Displayed in large clusters, each fluff-ball bloom is a good 2" across (!) VERY DROUGHT TOLERANT, fast growing & carefree, provide decent drainage. To maintain as a shrub, prune back in its second year by 1/3, then again every year thereafter. Total bee magnet!
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