A medium to large Australian native rainforest tree. Common names include White Beefwood, Queensland Firewheel Tree, Tulip Flower, White Oak and White Silky Oak. It has leaves characteristic of the protea family from which it hails.
The Firewheel Tree produces striking red ornamental flowers giving it its name, which gives it its name. The flowers bloom in summer from February to March attracting birds, bees and butterflies. The tree tolerates drought and light frost conditions, however does best in moist and fertile soil. Prefers part shade to full sun.