Botanical Name: Eucalyptus pulverulenta
Hardiness: Perennial in USDA zones 9–11; also grown as an annual.
Plant Dimensions: When grown as an annual, expect plants to be 24″–42″ tall and about 24″ wide, depending on your growing-season length and climate. As a perennial, plants can tower to a 20′ or even 35′-tall tree.
Variety Information: Flowers are small and creamy white.
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Period: Blooms in fall. Flowers emerge in fall and also in spring where the plant overwinters.
Attributes: Cut Flower, Deer Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant
When to Sow Outside: 2 to 4 weeks after your average last frost date.
When to Start Inside: RECOMMENDED. 10 to 12 weeks before your average last frost date. Ideal soil temperature for germination is 65°–75°F.
Days to Emerge: 10 – 45 Days
Seed Depth: Press into surface
Seed Spacing: A group of 2 – 3 seeds every 12″– 24″
Thinning: When seedlings have 2 – 3 sets of leaves, thin to 1 every 12 ” – 24″
Special Care: Light aids germination; press seed into surface and water frequently.