Top Ten – Wildflowers of the World Group Challenge – 21Nov2011
– Eucalyptus macrocarpa
The macrocarpa is a glorious plant, in full blossom she has spectacular red flowers that emerge from this gumnut cap. The leaves are large ovals and are dusted in a silvery gray powder, which rubs off to reveal a deep green leaf underneath.
Cultivation: open sandy heaths | Common name: Mottlecah | Height – sprawling and gangly, from 0.8m to 5m