Corymbia maculata variegata ‘Ribbons of Hope’ – Spotted Gum

‘Ribbons of Hope’ is a great new landscaping gum tree with gorgeously variegated foliage- older leaves are green with a broad cream edge, and the new growth is blush pink. A head turning plant, and very hardy for most situations. Good for a broad range of soils, and is cold, heat and drought hardy. It has masses of white flowers in winter and spring, which attract nectar loving birds. It grows to around 12 metres tall, and 5 metres wide. Good for sun to part shade.
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Scientific Name:Corymbia maculata variegata
Family:Myrtaceae
Common Name:Spotted Gum
Plant Type:Small tree, Large tree
Height:5 ~ 12 metres
Width:3 ~ 5 metres
Flower Colour:White
Flowering Time:Spring, Winter
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Cold climate, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool, Semi-arid
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Open foliage, Spreading, Variegated
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates heavy frost
Plant Usage:Feature plant, Windbreak, Attractive foliage, Wow factor
Special Uses:Street tree, Erosion control, Honey producing plant, Bird nesting plant, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects

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Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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