Tree/Shrub, broadleaf evergreen, broad spreading Height : 2.5m to 8m included Origin : Tasmania Environment : on acidic, fresh well drained soils, in full sun Climate : warm, temperate. Frost-intolerant
Notes : Native of Tasmania, this species is today widespread all over the world due to his excellent ornamental qualities and the fast growth. In temperate climates it needs protection from the winter cold. The flowers are famous because they have become the symbol for the international Women’s Day. It is a good furniture species. The bark is used for the production of tannin.