Buckinghamia celsissima
Ivory Curl Flower
Notes Uses: Attractive medium tree with long spikes of fragrant cream flowers in summer and autumn. Can be use as a feature or as a dense screen. Is used as a tree street in some locations in Brisbane. Will grow quicker if there is additional water available. Grows substantially larger in its native habitat. Attracts native birds and insects.
  • Canopy Shape canopy-oval Oval
  • Height 7-8m
  • Spread 3-5m
  • Position
    • position-fullsun Full Sun
  • Family Proteaceae
  • Botanical Name Buckinghamia celsissima
  • Common Name Ivory Curl Flower
  • Origin Qld
  • Habit Upright, Open to spreading
  • Landscape Coastal footslopes, 2nd line coast, Plains, Footslopes, Hills
  • Soil Texture Clay, Loam, Sand
  • pH Acidic, Alkaline, Neutral
  • Supplementary Watering Moderate
  • Flower Colour Cream
  • Flowering Time Summer, Autumn, Winter
  • Foliage Green
  • Flower Type Spikes
  • Purpose Ornamental, Screen
  • Evergreen/Deciduous Evergreen
  • Trunk Rough
  • Form Medium Tree (Usually between 5m & 11m)