Evergreen, Shrubs, Trees
Slow-growing, rather formal-looking plant with conical, dense crown. To 10 ft. tall, 5 ft. wide at 8 years old; may eventually reach 45 ft. or taller, 30 ft. wide. Mahogany-colored bark peels off, revealing satiny white new bark beneath. Glossy green, narrow leaves to 4 in. long. Clusters of small, faintly fragrant yellow flowers appear in late spring or early summer, borne profusely enough to put on a good show. Seed pods are like those of eucalyptus but much smaller (to 1/4 in. wide); they don’t create a litter problem.
Grows 3 to 5 ft. tall, 4 to 6 ft. wide. White flowers with chartreuse blotch; mid to late season.
Grows to 15 ft., with 3-in. leaves. Abundant bright yellow flowers are followed by conspicuous 2-in., ...
From South Ecuador and north Peru. Columnar cactus, branching with age. Slow growing in pots, fairly f...