The striking pink and red blooms create a mass of colour throughout summer, above attractive dark evergreen foliage.
Month Available: March
Evergreen / Deciduous: Evergreen
Flower Colour: Pink
Suitable For Wildlife: None
Soil Type: Well-drained
Sun/Shade: Full sun or partial shade
Season of Interest: Summer
Plant Type: Shrub
Hardy: Protect from severe frosts
Main Attribute: Flowering late spring to mid summer.
Height / Spread: 2.5m x 2.5m (8ft x 8ft)
This is a lovely plant, but it doesn't like the cold! Plant in a very sheltered area in the garden for the best results.
Where to Plant: Borders
Pests and Diseases: Generally free.
Plant Care: Simply trim annually to maintain the shape.
Care and Time: Medium - autumn
Benefits: Unusual shrub for mild climates, wonderful double flowers, fragrant foliage.
History: Leptospermum have evergreen, small leaves and a bushy habit. Originating from Australia and New Zealand, they are commonly as known as the New Zealand Tea Tree. They grow best in seaside gardens and mild areas.
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