A beautiful specimen tree with striking new salmon/pink coloured bark which gradually turns grey, and its mass of white flowers which bloom over the summer months and are produced in large bunches.
The individual flowers are about 2 cm wide with five tooth-like sepals, five larger semi-circular petals, and a large number of long stamens. The seed capsules are goblet-shaped, 2 cm long and as wide, often with fairly prominent ribs. The usual recorded flowering time is December or January.
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