Eucalyptus ficifolia 'Wildfire'

Common Name: Dwarf Red Flowering Gum

Description: The 'Wildfire' is a dwarf variety of Eucalyptus Ficifolia. It is a tough and compact Australian native with large glossy dark green leaves, a light green reverse and reddish new foliage during the warmer months of the year. Shows a magnificent display of large red flowers which are a magnet to nectar loving birds in summer. Prefers well drained soil in a sunny position. Ideal for restricted spaces in your garden, streetscapes and front gardens.

These trees are now grafted, so they will grow in the southern states as well as more humid areas.

Mature Size: 10-20m (h) x 5-10m (w)

Position: Full sun