Illyarrie

Illyarrie 1

You’ll see plenty of this striking eucalypt flowering in the streets of Perth at present. It is native to coastal areas north of Perth, around Geraldton, but has been planted in Perth and become naturalised here.

Illyarrie 2

It’s common name is Illyarrie, and botanical name Eucalyptus erythrocorys – where erythrocorys is Greek for “red helmet”.

Illyarrie 3

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