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Corymbia 'Baby Orange' (Flowering Gum)

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Growing kangaroo paws (Anigozanthos) in your garden. Learn how to grow kangaroo paws (Anigozanthos) in your garden. Article written by native gardening expert Angus Stewart.

Native Annuals and Perennials. Australian annual and perennial plants can be used to create excitement in your garden as they are quick growing, usually very floriferous and because they are relatively temporary they can be replaced on a regular basis to add something new each year.

Choosing a landscaper. Top tips for choosing the best landscaping company for your home or business.

Angus's Top Gum Trees for Gardens. Angus Stewart's list of the best gum trees (Eucalyptus, Corymbia and Angophora) for Australian gardens.

Plant description

Corymbia Baby Orange

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Corymbia 'Baby Orange' is a stunning compact small tree for summer flowering display, with masses of large brilliant orange flowers, which will bring honey eating birds and parrots to the garden. It has large glossy dark green leaves with a light green reverse with reddish new foliage during the warmer months of the year. It grows to around 3 metres tall and wide. Prefers a well drained soil in a sunny position. A really eye catching native plant.

Further reading: Australian Native Trees and Top Gum Trees for Gardens (articles written by native plant expert Angus Stewart).

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: orange
Flowering season: summer

Plant size

Maximum height: 3 metres
Minimum height: 3 metres

Maximum width: 3 metres
Minimum width: 2 metres

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: insects, birds.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: moist, well-drained.

Clay: well-drained.

Sand: moist.

Miscellaneous information

Native to: Australia.

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: not specified.

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