Eucalyptus gamophylla

Warilu, Blue-leaved mallee

Description: Native to the hot, dry, desert area, I saw this one at Alice Springs Desert Park where the unique foliage and deep blue color caught my attention. The leaves are joined in pairs at the stem. It is reported that some species bloom when only 40 cm tall.  West Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland often on sand plains and dunes. 

Temperature Rating USDA Zone 9
Type Mallee to 24', lignotuber
Flower Color White
Growth Rate Moderate
Placement Sun
Culture Very low moisture
Native West Australia, Northern Territory, Queensland
Family Myrtaceae

Key Benefits

bulletSmall mallee habit to 15'
bulletWhite flowers
bulletAttractive seed pods

Problem Solving Features

bulletVery drought tolerant
bulletBest in well drained soils with low fertility
bulletLow maintenance

Pricing - See Price List Here

*Seed germinates easily with normal methods.  This seed package may be incorrectly labeled and may not be E. gamophylla.
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