Corymbia ficifolia 'Wildfire'

Red Flowering Gum

This is a tough and compact Australian native which puts on a brilliant display of fiery red flowers throughout the summer months, providing an abundance of food for nectar loving birds. This variety forms a dense canopy consisting of numerous branches and large, glossy dark green foliage which is highlighted by the lighter green undersides of the leaves. During the warmer months new foliage emerges with a reddish tinge.

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40cm/27L 1.2-1.6m Shortlist

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This variety makes an ideal native specimen tree in most garden sizes. It can be used with distinction in streetscapes and parks. Great as a screen or avenue tree.

Position & Soil

Prefers a well drained soil in full sun or part shade. Best grown in a temperate climate with low humidity.


Bird Attracting
These are tree selections with magnificent flowers and/or dense habitat for bird attraction.
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These trees are tolerant of the typically sandy conditions associated with living along the coast.
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This symbol denotes a tree that retains its leaves, therefore is green, all year round.
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Feature Flower
These trees offer an attractive colour or flower display that is worth noting.
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Informal Screening
A tree for an informal screen is one which is tall enough to block views but is left to grow in its natural form. These trees offer a more casual look.
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This selection of trees are indigenous to Australia and unique to our climatic conditions. Most of the trees we grow are suitable for the south eastern parts of Australia.
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Also referred to as feature trees, these are noteworthy selections due to size, shape, foliage cover, seasonal colour or general knock-out attractiveness. They can stand-alone in any garden.
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Corymbia ficifolia 'White'
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Corymbia ficifolia 'Baby Scarlet'
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