Melaleuca incana ‘Sea Mist’ – Honey Myrtle

A hardy little shrub growing to a metre and a half high and wide, with dense grey green foliage. It has cream brush flowers in spring. A very good ground cover plant, and does well in containers. A good candidate for bonsai work. Best in full sun in well drained soil. Feed with a good native fertiliser.

Scientific Name:Melaleuca incana
Family:Myrtaceae
Common Name:Honey Myrtle
Plant Type:Small shrub, Ground cover
Height:1 ~ 1.5 metre
Width:1 ~ 2 metre
Flower Colour:White, Cream
Flowering Time:Spring
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage, Mound-shaped
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Groundcover, Border plant
Special Uses:Bonsai, Honey producing plant, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertilizer for this plant.