Also known as
Red-flowering gum, Flaming gum
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Scarlet-flowering gum Overview
This species is an evergreen tree with ornamental seed pods and beautiful flowers. The leaves are dark green and will provide a good background for the feathery red flowering clusters which will appear in the summer. The blooms are quite showy and are followed by the decorative seed pods. This species will produce a spectacular 7-12inch clusters of flowers either white, pink, salmon, orange or red, they will bloom all year round. The leaves are dark green and heavy, The bark is red and stringy to grey and fibrous. They will grow near the coast.
How to propagate Scarlet-flowering gum
They can be easily grown from seed.
Other uses of Scarlet-flowering gum
Ornamental, foliage. Suitable for coastal conditions.