– Eucalyptus macrocarpa
The Eucalyptus macrocarpa is native to a small region in Western Australia. This was captured in the foothills of Perth.
It has spectactular large red flowers that emerge from a gumnut top. The leaves are oval in shape and silvery grey. The gray colour is a powdering covering that dusts off on your hands and reveals a cool green leaf underneath.
Cultivation: dry, open sandy heaths
Common name: Mottlecah
Height: sprawling, from 0.8 to 5m
editing: autobalance PSE*