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Stenocarpus sinuatus - Firewheel Tree


Stenocarpus sinuatus - Firewheel Tree (Stenocarpus sinuatus)

Firewheel Tree is a Northeastern Australian native. It blooms in late summer through winter. It eventually become a large tree to 60 feet, however, it is a slow to moderate grower. It is an incredibly beautiful tree which is of course drought-tolerant.



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Keep them coming, Delonix1.
I'm totally fascinated.
Firewheel Tree :o)

24 Sep, 2008

 

The Flower is like a wheel. It is the official emblem of the Rotary Club of Australia.

25 Sep, 2008

 

Wow, what a wonderful plant. Looks similar to Grevillea sp. many of which I can grow here in London.

27 Sep, 2008

 

It is a more tender tree than most Grevillea...however, it is in the same family which is the proteaceae.

28 Sep, 2008

 

Marguerite, thank you. I will have a look.

I know the genera included in the proteaceae family has some interesting trees.

4 Oct, 2008



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