Popular Eucalyptus Varieties
Eucalyptus is always a popular greenery choice for weddings due to its beautiful lush appearance and fragrant aroma! There are many different types of eucalyptus and in different shades of green that can be used to compliment your wedding flowers, but here are some of the most common varieties:
- Silver Dollar Eucalyptus: This variety has round leaves that are a silvery-blue colour, making it a popular choice for rustic or bohemian weddings.
- Baby Blue Eucalyptus: As the name suggests, this eucalyptus has smaller leaves than some other varieties, and its foliage is a light blue-grey/green colour.
- Seeded Eucalyptus: This variety has long stems with small, nearly almond shaped leaves and small, decorative seed pods that can add texture and interest to bouquets and centrepieces.
- Cinerea Eucalyptus: The leaves on Cinerea are slightly larger than baby blue, seeded and gunnii. Additionally, it is quite hardy which means that it can withstand a variety of climates and is easy to care for. The scent of the eucalyptus is also known to be calming and soothing, making it a great choice for a wedding.
- Gunnii Eucalyptus: This variety has small, round leaves that are a blue-grey colour and a pleasant scent. It is also a very affordable option, making it a great choice for couples on a budget.
- Parvi Eucalyptus: This type is a deep green colour and can be used to create a romantic atmosphere. The leaves are small but plentiful which helps create a full look when designing with.
These are just a few examples of the many types of eucalyptus that can be used in wedding decor. When choosing eucalyptus for your wedding, consider the overall aesthetic you are trying to achieve and select the variety that best compliments your colour scheme.