Lowe's and Plant Delights Nursery sell eucalyptus plants. These evergreen plants are very popular because of their colorful flowers and strong fragrance, according to Plant Delights Nursery. They are also hardy and drought-resistant.
Eucalyptus plants grow well in sunny locations with high moisture levels. The plants establish large root systems and grow up to 6 feet per year. Eucalyptus is also suitable for container gardening. Some species tolerate cold winters, while others must be brought indoors in freezing weather.
Eucalyptus oil is a popular ingredient in cosmetics, skincare products, insect repellents and home health remedies, according to Fast-Growing-Trees. It also has anti-fungal and antibacterial properties.