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Stenocarpus sinuatus
Stenocarpus sinuatus

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Zones 16, 17, 20-24
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Full
Regular Water
Moderate

Stenocarpus sinuatus

Firewheel Tree
Proteaceae
Evergreen, Trees

From Australia. This evergreen tree grows slowly to 30 ft. tall, 15 ft. wide. Shiny deep green leaves are lobed and grow to 1 ft. long on younger plants, but are unlobed and smaller on mature plants. Tubular, 2 to 3 in. scarlet-and-yellow flowers are arranged in clusters like the spokes of a wheel. Flowering peaks in early fall, but plant can bloom at any time. Flowers sometimes emerge from the bark of the trunk.

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