Melaleuca decussata ‘Dwarf’ – Paperbark

The lovely mauve purple bottlebrush flowers are complemented by fine greyish stem clasping foliage. It makes a wonderful feature shrub. Give it a light trim after it finishes flowering.

 

Scientific Name:Melaleuca decussata
Family:Myrtaceae
Common Name:Paperbark
Plant Type:Small shrub
Height:1.2 ~ 1.5 metres
Width:0.5 ~ 0.8 metres
Flower Colour:Mauve
Flowering Time:Spring
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Flower garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny
Growth Habit:Evergreen
Soil Moisture:Well-drained
Special Uses:Bonsai, Erosion control, Honey producing plant, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.

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