Botanical Name: Eucalyptus gunnii
Hardiness: Perennial in USDA zones 9–11; also grown as an annual.
Plant Dimensions: As a perennial, plants can tower to a 30'-tall tree. When grown as an annual, expect plants to be 18"–42" tall and 12"–16" wide, depending on your growing conditions and climate.
Variety Information: Flowers are small and white.
Exposure: Full Sun
Bloom Period: Summer. Flowers emerge in summer where the plants overwinter.
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" – 16"
Thinning: A group of 2 – 3 seeds every 12" – 16"
Special Care: Light aids germination; press seed into surface and water frequently.