Leptospermum obovatum ‘Starry Night’ Tea Tree

A graceful pendulous with soft, fine, dark purple foliage and purple-pink young stems. The flowers attract butterflies, and wrens and thornbills love to forage amongst the blossom. It may be planted as an eye-catching specimen in a paved courtyard, an informal screen against wall or fence line, or as a medium-sized hedge.

Scientific Name:Leptospermum obovatum
Family:Myrtaceae
Common Name:Tea Tree
Plant Type:Large shrub
Height:2 ~ 2.5 metres
Width:1.5 ~ 1.8 metres
Flower Colour:White
Flowering Time:Spring
Ph Level:Mildly acid, Neutral
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading
Soil Moisture:Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses:Cut flower, Honey producing plant, Bird nesting plant, Fast growing
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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