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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Family : Myrtaceae
Cultivar Name: Ribbons of Hope
Plant Type : Small tree, Large tree
Width : 5
Flowering Time : Spring, Winter
Soil Type : Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool, Semi-arid
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage, Open foliage, Spreading, Variegated
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Street tree, Erosion control, Honey producing plant, Bird nesting plant, Pollution tolerant, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Corymbia maculata variegata
Common Name : Spotted Gum
Height : 12
Flower Color : White
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Cold climate, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates heavy frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects