Summer Red

Corymbia ficifolia

  • Summer Red
  • Summer Red
  • Flower name
    Summer Red
  • Scientific name
    Corymbia ficifolia
  • Aliasflowering gum, Corymbia ficifolia
  • Place of originAustralia
  • Place of floweringSpecific area
  • Flowering seasonFebruary, March, April, May, June

What is Summer Red

Corymbia 'Summer Red', (scientific name. ficifolia x C.ptychocarpa) is a small evergreen tree in the family Pterocarpaceae native to Australia. It is a cross between red flowering gum (Corymbia ficifolia) and pink-flowering bloodwood (Corymbia ptychocarpa). The flowers are red and the height is up to 5 m. It is a hybrid of Corymbia ptychocarpa and Corymbia ptychocarpa.

Common name: Corymbia 'Summer Red', Also known as: Corymbia ptychifolia, flowering gum, eucalyptus gum tree, Corymbia, Type of life: hybrids, height: less than 5 m, Leaves: leathery, leaf inflorescence: opposite, monocotyledonous, leaf margin: full margin, leaf shape: lanceolate, breeding method: insect-borne or bird-borne, flower Inflorescence: compound inflorescence, Fruit type: capsule, use: garden, flowering time: July.


  • Eye
    Myrtales
  • Family
    Myrtaceae
  • Genus
    Corymbia
  • Species
    C. ficifolia
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Spikelet inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    Tubular
  • Leaf type
    lanceolate
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life typeEvergreen trees
  • Flower colors
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit colorGreen
  • Height500.0 ~ 600.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower0.5 ~ 1.0 cm

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