'Baby Blue' or also know as 'Silver Dollar' is a common florist's staple as a bouquet filler. This plant is known for its long stems with rounded leaves in shades of dusty green. Great for bouquets, wreaths or drying. Eucalyptus has a lovely menthol-like fragrance. A tender perennial in USDA zones 9–11 but mainly grown by florist as an annual. As an annual, plants reach about 24"–48", but it can become a 35'-tall tree over time where perennial. This plant is very drought and heat tolerant once established.
Moon Lagoon Eucalyptus, scientifically known as Eucalyptus 'Moon Lagoon,' is a stunning and aromatic Australian native plant that has gained popularity in the horticultural world for its unique foliage and versatile use in floral arrangements. This particular variety of eucalyptus is believed to have originated in Australia, where eucalyptus trees are abundant and have a rich history dating back centuries. It belongs to the Myrtaceae family and is characterized by its silvery-blue, lance-shaped leaves with a distinct moon-shaped curve at the base, giving it its poetic name, "Moon Lagoon." Moon Lagoon Eucalyptus is highly prized for its cut flower potential. Its elegant foliage adds a touch of sophistication to floral bouquets and arrangements. The leaves are not only visually appealing but also emit a pleasant fragrance, making them a favorite choice for various occasions, from weddings to home décor. The plant typically reaches a size of 6 to 10 feet in height, with a bushy and compact growth habit. It has a moderate growth rate, and under ideal conditions, it can be ready for harvest in approximately 2 to 3 years. When growing Moon Lagoon Eucalyptus from seeds, it is advisable to sow them indoors or in a greenhouse. The seeds can be sown in well-draining soil in the early spring. Space the seeds at a depth of about 1/4 inch and maintain a consistent temperature of around 70-75°F (21-24°C) for germination, which typically takes 14-21 days. Transplant the seedlings outdoors after the last frost, spacing them at least 6 to 8 feet apart to allow ample room for growth. Moon Lagoon Eucalyptus thrives in full sun to partial shade and prefers well-drained soil. Adequate moisture is essential during the initial stages of growth, but once established, it is a relatively low-maintenance plant, making it an excellent addition to gardens, landscapes, and cut flower gardens alike.
White Gum eucalyptus is a common florist's staple as a bouquet filler. Rounded leaves have a white-green hint to them. Great for bouquets, wreaths or drying. Eucalyptus has a lovely menthol-like fragrance. Eucalyptus rubida, commonly known as candlebark, ribbon gum or white gum.
Small Leaf Gum, has pale-green leaves, neatly arranged along its airy stems. Used commonly in floral arrangements and foliage. Common names for Eucalyptus parvula (a.k.a. Eucalyptus parvifolia) are: Small-Leafed Gum; Kybean gum; Gomboom.