|Description||A shrubby Eucalyptus that features white young leaves and dark glossy green mature leaves. Mature plants have white summer blooms that attract birds and bees. An excellent drought and heat tolerant accent or screening plant. The young growth makes fantastic cuttings for bouquets. Evergreen.|
|Watering||Once established water during dry spells.|
|Mature Size||Reaches 6 to 10 ft. tall, 6 to 12 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Attractive Bark, Dramatic Foliage Color, Waterwise, Benefits Birds|
|Landscape Use||Privacy Screen, Accent|
|Companion Plants||Bottlebrush (Callistemon); Aloe (Aloe); Kangaroo Paw (Anigozanthos); Pincushion Flower (Leucospermum)|
|Care||Provide excellent drainage; tolerates rocky and sandy soil. Soil amendment is not needed when planting. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season. Drought tolerant once established. Prune to shape in fall if desired.|
|Lore||An Australian native plant, found commonly in inland, Southwestern areas, often growing in sand. Florists refer to it as rustle gum. For the cut flower industry, Eucalyptus are coppiced to encourage new flushes of the attractive immature growth.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 9-10
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.