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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
spinning gum silver dollar gum
Eucalyptus are evergreen trees or large shrubs, often fast-growing, some with attractive bark, most with aromatic foliage, and clusters of small, white, yellow or red flowers
E. perriniana is an open to moderately dense small tree or large shrub from 4-10m high, branching from the base with smooth, flaking, off-white, grey or green bark. Aromatic, rounded bluish-green juvenile leaves and glaucous, pendent, lance-shaped adult leaves to 12cm long. Umbels of 3 white or cream flowers are produced in summer
Habit Spreading / Branched
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or West-facing or East-facing
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained, Poorly-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Loam
Time to ultimate height
Grow in slightly acidic soil that does not dry out with full sun and shelter from cold, drying winds
Propagate by seed in spring or summer
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Architectural Cottage & Informal Garden Coastal
Pruning Pruning group 1 or Pruning group 7 for the best display of juvenile foliage
Pests Suckers may be a problem
May be affected by silver leaf and oedema
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