Plant name: Red ironbark
Plant type: shrubs / bushes / trees
Origin: NSW, VIC, QLD.
Cultural notes: Adaptable to a range of climates and well drained soils. Prefers full sun or part shade.
Tolerates: Tolerant of drought and frost.
Flowering season: Winter and Spring.
Flower colour: The flowers occur in clusters and are white, cream, pink or red in colour.
Foliage colour: The leaves are grey-green in colour, lance-shaped and sometimes slighly curved.
Width: up to 8m
Height: up to 30m
Plant spacing: 300cm apart
Recommended uses: A good shade tree suitable for medium to large sized gardens and parks. Attracts birds and bees.
Description: A medium sized tree growing to 30m in Height:. The thick, fibrous bark is deeply furrowed and black on the outer surface, showing a deep red-brown in the furrows. Narrow pendant grey-blue foliage and profuse white, cream, pink or red flowers.