Common Name: Aussie Pine
Family Roots: It is endemic to the south of Western Australia, where it occurs on rocky slopes between Albany and Esperance.
Personality: Dramatic appearance with upright branches supporting stiff 1/2" needle-like leaves that swirl up and down the stems with striking red tips. Tubular bloom appears at random, nestled among the leaves.
Availability: July to January
Stem Length: 40 inches
Care & Handling: Remove the bottom leaves (if present), cut stems under water, and place in a fresh flower solution.
Tidbits: The species was first formally described by Victorian Government Botanist Ferdinand von Mueller in the third volume of Fragmenta Phytographiae Australiae.