My Queensland firewheel tree

My Queensland firewheel tree

The firewheel tree was one of the first things I planted at this house. Some years it is laden with spectacular flowers around March, some years not.  Every time these stunning discs appear, I am struck by their geometry and their colour.


  1. I still have some seeds I collected from my dad Normie’s fire wheel tree, Kris. One day, when we live somewhere warmer….or for the gardens of my daughters, maybe…….

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