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Eucalyptus desmondensis

Family: Myrtaceae

Common names: DESMOND MALLEE, GUM, IRONBARK

Native to: Australia

Sentiment: protection

Plant

Type: shrub

Form: erect

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 14.5 feet

Max width: 14.5 feet

Flower

white/off white

Leaf

green

new growth distinct

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: hummingbird

Bird species attracted to plant: orioles

Plant part consumed by birds: nectar

Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in spring

Soil type: well drained

USDA Zone: zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: +20 to +30 °F

Water: drought tolerant