Eucalyptus rhodantha – Rose Mallee

A low spreading mallee type tree to 4 metres tall, with beautiful silvery leaves which help to show off the large red to pink flowers in winter to spring. The bark is smooth and grey brown, branches are light grey. Attractive to birds and other nectar feeders. Likes a warm climate and a sunny position.

Family : Myrtaceae
Cultivar Name:
Plant Type : Small tree
Width : 6
Flowering Time : Spring, Winter
Soil Type : Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Spreading
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained
Special Uses : Decorative fruit, Erosion control, Honey producing plant, Bird nesting plant
Scientific Name: Eucalyptus rhodantha
Common Name : Rose Mallee
Height : 4
Flower Color : Red, Pink
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects