A lovely dwarf, cascading shrub with small mid-green leaves and masses of stunning white flowers in spring. It is well named, with the profuse blossoms on arching branches making it look like foamy wave. A good easy care plant with a great ground covering habit. A perfect plant for small gardens and large tubs and is ideal for use on banks and cascading over retaining walls. Frost tolerant.
|Common Name:||Tea Tree|
|Plant Type:||Small shrub, Ground cover|
|Height:||0.4 ~ 0.5 metres|
|Width:||1 ~ 1.2 metre|
|Ph Level:||Acid, Neutral, Alkaline|
|Soil Type:||Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix|
|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, Weeping|
|Soil Moisture:||Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage|
|Frost Tolerance:||Tolerates light frost|
|Plant Usage:||Groundcover, Feature plant|
|Special Uses:||Cut flower, Bonsai, Erosion control, Honey producing plant, Fast growing, Playground friendly|
|Attracts Wildlife:||Bees, Butterflies, Other insects|
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