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Date: 9 Jul 2019, Entry id: 1562673362-2

Erythrina vespertillio - Bat-Wing Coral Tree

by Mark Hooten, the Garden Doc

...Even in its native homeland, the species remains uncommon, and most Australians have never even heard of it!.. Now, the Bat-Wing Coral tree is likely my all-time favorite small growing flowering tree in existence. There are not enough superlative adjectives I know to properly and adequately describe it. Imagine closely packed long-lobed blue-green bat wings in groups of three on long thin stems which actually rather flutter in a breeze...

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