Leptospermum morrisonii ‘Burgundy’ – Tea Tree


A tall shrub with striking burgundy coloured new growth and white flowers. It is great for a fast growing screen or hedge. The bold coloured leaves are useful for cut foliage in flower arrangements.

Scientific Name:Leptospermum morrisonii
Common Name:Tea Tree
Plant Type:Large shrub
Height:3 metres
Width:1.5 metres
Flower Colour:White
Flowering Time:Spring
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Spreading
Soil Moisture:Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Hedge, Feature plant, Screen, Fragrant, Attractive foliage, Wow factor
Special Uses:Cut flower, Tea, Fragrant oils, Bonsai, Erosion control, Honey producing plant, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Butterflies, Other insects

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