Myrtaceae Corymbia ficifolia
Native to Albany along the south coast of Western Australia. Height – 2 to 8 metresHabitat – sandy soil, temperate climatesFlowers – red, scarlet, crimson, pinkCultivation – from seed, 15-20 yrs to maturity
editing: cropped | finished in iPhoto |
akrotiri western australia native wildflower indigenous gum tree scarlet red ficifolia eucalyptus flowering albany
a stunning summer beauty
great macro and great to know the proper name for this beauty!
This is very lovely.Would you like to add to Wildflowers of the World group
Thank you Mik, yes I’ve added it to the group – thanks!
beautiful image! The colors are outstanding! :)
Thanks Colleen – yes these are a wonderful and vibrant flower that lasts quite a while. It took some time for me to be brave enough to get in amongst the bees for this shot – but it was worth it. Thanks for stopping by.
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