Melaleuca linariifolia ‘Seafoam’ – Paperbark

A fast growing hardy shrub to around 2.5 metres high and wide, with a spectacular show of white flowers in late spring and summer. It has fine foliage and a papery furrowed grey trunk and a dense spreading habit. It is very tolerant of a wide range of conditions including not very well drained soils. Frost and drought tolerant.

Scientific Name:Melaleuca linariifolia
Family:Myrtaceae
Common Name:Paperbark
Other Common Names:Snow In Summer
Plant Type:Large shrub
Height:2 ~ 2.5 metres
Width:2 ~ 3 metres
Flower Colour:White
Flowering Time:Spring, Summer
Ph Level:Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Soil Type:Sandy, Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Plant Environment:Low maintenance garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Climate Zone:Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Light:Sunny, Light shade
Growth Habit:Evergreen, Dense foliage
Lifespan:Perennial
Soil Moisture:Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage, Boggy poorly drained
Frost Tolerance:Tolerates light frost
Plant Usage:Feature plant, Screen, Windbreak, Wow factor
Special Uses:Bird nesting plant, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Attracts Wildlife:Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects

Neutrog Bush Tucker & medal

Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for this plant.