Baby Blue Bouquet Eucalyptus
Baby Blue Bouquet Eucalyptus is a foliage plant with lots of texture and is favored for bouquets, wreaths, and crafting. Small, rounded silver-blue leaves are highly scented and retain fresh, juvenile foliage into maturity. This tender perennial can be grown as a specimen patio plant and brought indoors for the winter.
Annual, Perennial-zones 9-11
Germination: 14-21 days
Germination Temperature: Optimum soil temperatures 65-75ºF
Seed Planting Depth: Sow on the surface, needs light for germination
Starting Indoors: Start indoors 10-12 weeks before the last frost. Provide 65-75ºF soil temperature for germination. Sow a few seeds per individual cell or pot or start in a 20-row tray, then transplant into larger cells/pots/containers. Transplant outside after the last frost, 12-24" apart or into a container
Sowing Outdoors: Starting indoors is recommended.
Growth Habit: Evergreen, upright branching foliage
Height and Width: 36-48” x 24-36”
Spacing: 12-24” apart
Light Needs: Full sun
Soil Needs: Fertile, well-drained
Days to Harvest Foliage: 90 -120 days, use fresh or dried
Uses: Ornamental, containers
Care: Amend soil with compost before transplanting. Fertilize every few weeks.