drought devils

Erythrina sykesii



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About This Product

Botanical Name: Erythrina x sykesii

Common Name: Australian Coral Tree

A medium to large deciduous tree with an open branching habit, adaptable to training. Trunk becomes gnarled with age. Abundant, arching spikes of bright scarlet red candle-like flowers bloom from spring to summer. Attracts hummingbirds. Lush leaves are leathery, bright green, and decorated with sharp thorns.

USDA Zone: Zones 7 - 10

Sunset Zone: Zones 4 - 9, 16 - 24

Mature Height: 25 - 40 feet

Mature Width: 25 - 40 feet

Light Needs: Full Sun

Water Needs: Low, Moderate

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