Family: MYRTACEAE
Genus: Eucalyptus
Species: caesia
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A highly ornamental, small, normally many-trunked tree to 6 metres high with a pronounced weeping habit. Older stems and trunks have a fine brown peeling bark. Younger branches, leaf stalks buds and nuts are covered in a silver-grey bloom. Showy, pink to red flowers hang down in small clusters in spring. Bird attractant. There are several forms. Can be hard pruned, even down to the ground if necessary.

Pronunciation: Yew-kal-ip-tus