Illawara Flame Tree
Small to medium deciduous tree with glossy lobed leaves. Leaves are dropped before putting on a spectacular display of red flowers that are attractive to birds and butterflies. Excellent shade and spectacular specimen tree. Plant with Jacarandas for a striking display of red and purple flowers. Plant in full sun in well drained soil, and protect from frost when young. Seeds can be eaten after toasting.
Photos courtesy of Angus Stewart – https://www.gardeningwithangus.com.au/