A Brachychiton acerifolius also known as a Illawarra flame tree, Flame tree or Flame kurrajong. It is found as a large shrub or tree in the tropical parts of Australia. The tree is fast growing and can grow higher then 20 meters tall. The tree needs to be in well drained fertile soil in a position where the sun is on it at all times. The Brachychiton acerifolius is famous for the flowers that grow on the tree, they are a red bell shaped flowers that often cover the whole tree. The flowering occurs in late spring.