A smaller form of the Yellow Bloodwood, this small tree grows to around eight metres tall. It has a gnarly trunk, patchy brown-grey bark, broad leaves, and masses of creamy blossoms in spring. The flowers attract nectar loving birds to feast on them. Tolerates light frost, poor soils and drought. A good shade tree.
|Scientific Name:||Corymbia eximia|
|Common Name:||Dwarf Yellow Bloodwood|
|Plant Type:||Small tree|
|Height:||6 ~ 8 metres|
|Soil Type:||Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil|
|Plant Environment:||Coastal garden, Drought resistant|
|Climate Zone:||Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean|
|Light:||Sunny, Light shade|
|Growth Habit:||Evergreen, Spreading|
|Soil Moisture:||Dry, Well-drained|
|Special Features:||Honey producing plant|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Nectar eating birds|
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