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Eucalyptus Summer Red
Corymbia 'Summer Red'

Family: Myrtaceae (mir-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Corymbia (kor-RIM-bee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Summer Red

Category:

Trees

Height:

15-20 ft. (4.7-6 m)

20-30 ft. (6-9 m)

Spacing:

12-15 ft. (3.6-4.7 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Fuchsia (Red-Purple)

Red

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Foliage:

Evergreen

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Neutral

On Feb 3, 2015, Karenn from Mount Prospect, IL (Zone 5a) wrote:

This plant comes from Australia - under 5 years of age it is damaged by frost. Over 5 years, if sited correctly, it can withstand a light frost - NOT a freeze.

Neutral

On Nov 21, 2007, kennedyh from Churchill, Victoria
Australia (Zone 10a) wrote:

Summer Red is a hybrid between selected parents of Corymbia ficifolia and Corymbia ptychocarpa, which has been grafted onto a vigorous, hardy rootstock.