Plant family: Proteaceae.
A fast growing evergreen tree that produces long, elegant ivory coloured flower spires that are sweetly fragrant. Will start flowering after 3 to 5 year.
Flowers appear in summer, through to autumn.
Tolerant of most soil types, but prefers a deep, organically rich soil with regular access to moisture.
Plant in full sun to part shade.
Widely used as a street tree and urban planting in parks and common areas.
Grows 7 to 9 m tall
Habitat: Indigenous to the rainforests of North Eastern Queensland, this beautiful tree can reach heights of 30 m as it stretches to compete for light.
Host plant for the Indigo Flash, Bright Cornelian, Small Purple Line-Blue and Common Pencilled-Blue butterflies, birds, bees and other beneficial insects.