Swamp Peppermint
Eucalyptus rodwayi

Family: Myrtaceae (mir-TAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Eucalyptus (yoo-kuh-LIP-tus) (Info)
Species: rodwayi (ROD-way-eye) (Info)

Category:

Trees

Foliage Color:

Blue-Green

Bloom Characteristics:

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Height:

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Hardiness:

USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)

USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)

USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)

USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

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Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Evergreen

Aromatic

Other details:

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Seed Collecting:

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Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Sulphur, Louisiana

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

On May 17, 2012, purplesun from Krapets
Bulgaria (Zone 8a) wrote:

Two reports for the winter of 2011/2012:
Sofia, 2300 feet AMSL, 6b
This one grew satisfactorily in the summer, but had to face the worst winter I have seen during my lifetime in Bulgaria. Knee-deep snow cover stayed on the ground for full three months, providing an excellent insulation against cold. Winter low was -7 degrees Fahrenheit. The seedling was bent and crushed under the mass of snow. In late spring, I kept breaking the stem until I reached a flexible spot, then I pruned the broken point a little, and now it is regrowing impressively, even from underground points.
Krapets, Bulgaria, sea level, 7b/8a
One small seedling was planted into the ground in spring 2011. Success was limited this time. The seedling barely grew, because it was on an elevated and dr... read more