Corymbia ficifolia – Red Flowering Gum Landscaping Uses
Corymbia ficifolia or Flowering Gum and Dwarf flowering eucalyptus were previously known as Eucalyptus ficifolia, Corymbia ficifolia and are available in dwarf and grafted forms. Grown as small to medium shade trees, but more for the brilliant flowers these have become an iconic Australian Flowering tree to rival the Wattle.
An increasing number of cultivars are becoming available, improved flower forms, and grafted specimens which mean that colour of flowers is no longer a matter of chance.
They include a number of cultivars such as :
- C. ficifolia ‘Wildfire’ which has great scarlet red coloured flowers.
- C. ficifolia ‘Baby Orange’ is a dwarf form with lovely orange flowers
- C. ‘Calypso Queen’ has pink flowers
- C. ‘Summer Red’ and Corymbia ‘Summer Beauty’ are other forms. Wholesale Nurseries.
C. ficifolia or the Flowering Gum can be used as a feature tree, or as a street tree. Popular cultivars include ‘summer red’ , ‘wildfire’ and ‘summer beuaty’.
Dwarf forms of Corymbia ficifolia are also available including C. ficifolia ‘Dwarf Orange’, C. ficifolia ‘Lollypops’, ‘ Pink Dwarf’, ‘Little Sweetie’, ‘Baby Scarlet’ and C. ficifolia ‘Wild Fires’
WHOLESALE Corymbia ficifolia or Flowering Gum
"Propagation and Production of Native and Exotic Trees
with Natural Root Systems from 2 to 2,000 lts."
1750 Westernport Rd Heath Hill VIC 3981
Australias largest grower of semi advanced native and deciduous trees. .9 - 2.6mts high. Supplying councils, developers and landscapers. Includes Acacia implexa, acacia melanoxlylon.