Red Flowering Gum (Corymbia ficifolia)
Synonym Eucalyptus ficifolia
Western Australian native tree.
She is usually small and straggly, but she is the mother of many popular cultivars and hybrids like 'Summer Red' and 'Summer Beauty';
it is easily cross with C. ptychocarpa and C. calophylla.
Native distribution: South-west of Australia (Esperance and Albany)
Flowers in summer.