Eucalyptus sideroxylon 'Rosea' | Red Ironbark

Red Ironbark, cultivar 'Rosea', requires a lot of space, both above (no high wires) and side to side. Be sure there is plenty of room before planting. Growth habit is variable and ranges from upright to weeping. Select plants at the nursery carefully. Colorful showy flowers and deeply fissured, reddish brown bark are attractions. Canopy coverage: 2,827 square feet.

Water Requirement: low, moderate

Sun Exposure: full sun

Cold Hardiness: cold hardy to 25F

Growth Rate: fast

Height: 90 feet high

Width: 60 feet wide


Foliage Color: blue-green

Flower Color: red, pink

Flower Season: spring, fall, winter

Wildlife: bees, birds