Our Plant of the Month for March is the Eucalyptus leucoxylon rosea or Pink Flowering Yellow Gum. This beautiful medium sized Eucalypt has a smooth cream to grey coloured bark and has narrow green leaves. It has an abundance of red-pink flowers from Autumn to Spring and is bird attracting. It is fast growing to a height of 12-15 metres by 7 metres wide and forms a large open canopy. Eucalyptus leucoxylon rosea is widely grown as an ornamental windbreak or shade tree and is good for honey. This tree will grow in most soil types and conditions and is frost tolerant. It suits our dry Summer climate and extended dry conditions.