Upright shrub up to 2m, with glossy leaves. Flowers have a spotted throat and are attractive to birds. Flower colour may vary considerably through shades of red, mauve and yellow. Grows in drier inland areas.
The species name, maculata, means spotted.
Flowering start in August.
The main flower colour is red. Spotted interior of flower.
May cause seasonal cyanide poisoning of stock.
Flowers and Plants of NSW and Southern Queensland
. Rotherham, Briggs, Blaxell and Carolin.
Created: 13 Feb 2014 - Member - John and Val
Updated: 24 Mar 2014 - Member - John and Val
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