Most species are endemic to Australia, but some species grow in New Zealand,Malaysia. A shrub or small tree, early settlers soaked the leaves in boiling water to make a brewed tea rich in ascorbic acid (vit C).
Eucalyptus gunnii 'Azura = ('Cagire') (PBR)' Position: full sun Soil: neutral to slightly acidic soil that doesn't dry out Rate of growth: fast-growing Flowering period: July to October Hardiness: fully hardy
Eucalyptus leucoxylon - this Gum is outisde Kristen's house, it's just what I want, a small version of a giant white trunk gum tree with red flowers, m tall. it also comes in a 'Dwarf' variety called 'Euky Dwarf' which is what I'd be after :)
GOD IS SIMPLY AMAZING! Look at this. Banksia coccinea, Western Australia The Scarlet Banksia can still be found in a few nature reserves and national parks in the SW of Australia. It flowers in spring. It is to a minor extent grown for cut flowers, too.
Australian Protea pudens x longifolia. Delicate pink flowers produced in abundance make this lovely shrub glow in winter. Suitable for cut flowers, it can be grown in pots and containers, only with Australian native potting mix.