Area of origin: Australia.
Adult Dimensions: Height up to 2m (6,6'), width up to 1.5m (4,9').
Foliage: Evergreen, grey, green.
Soil Type: Dislikes lime.
Hardiness: Tolerant to -12°C.
Exposure: Semi-shade to full sun
Properties and uses:
Spectacular abundant white flowers with dark red centres in spring. This beautiful shrub is commonly used within a mixed wind break hedge or in flowerbeds, but is equally effective planted alone. Bonsai enthusiasts like to use this species and the flowers are used within bouquets.
List of Leptospermum:
• Leptospermum 'Silver Sheen' (Leptospermum lanigerum 'Silver Sheen'), white blossom in spring
• New Zealand Tea Tree (Leptospermum scoparium), abundant blossom in May and June