Common Names: book-leaf mallee
Type: Evergreen tree
Size: To 18 ft. high, 12 ft. wide
Flowers: Cream-colored flowers, winter; attractive small light gray-green fragrant leaves with red edges; smooth bronze to copper bark.
Uses: Flower arrangements, accent, small shade tree. Caution: Flammable.
Wildlife: (None found.)
Soil: Likes well-drained sandy soil.
Water: Low; drought-tolerant once established.
Sun: Full sun
Pruning: Should respond well to pruning.
Pests & Diseases: (None found.)
Notes: A rare plant. Found in arid rocks and hills. Hardy to 20°F.