Uses: Australia's national flower.
Ornamental shade tree for parks and reserves. Profuse flowering, attracts birds, native butterflies and insects, caterpillar food plant.
Cultural uses: Indigenous peoples used for food, fibre, medicine, hunting implements and adhesive.
Note: This species is provisionally classified schedule 1, Regulation 24.2 under the Sewerage Act. Written approval is required prior to planting in streets or roads. It should not be planted closer than two metres to any sewer main or connection