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Corymbia ficifolia (Red Flowering Gum)
Red Flowering Gum Corymbia ficifolia
Climate Zone 3
Zone 4
Flowering Period Summer
Foliage Colour Mid Green Leaves
Grey-Green Leaves
Origin Native
Drought Tolerance Tolerant
Design Use Bush Gardens
Coastal Gardens
Feature Tree
Foliage Cover Evergreen
Sun Requirements Full Sun
Flower Colour Red
Frost Tolerance Light Frost
Height 6m
Width 4 m

The Dapple Designs Expert Says:

Corymbia ficifolia, also known as Red Flowering Gum is small to medium sized tree. During the summer months, the tree is covered in a extravagant display of brightly coloured flowers. There are number of different coloured varieties ranging from pink to orange and red. The tree grows best in well drained sandy soils.