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Leptospermum hybrida Aussie Blossom Alicia Rose

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Leptospermum hybrida Aussie Blossom Alicia Rose Tea Tree, Australian Cherry Blossom, ,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Rounded, Upright

From the Aussie Blossom Range Leptospermum Alicia Rose is a hybrid of L. scoparium nanum rubrum and L. rotundifolium Jervis Bay. It is a compact, bushy, aromatic foliaged tea-tree that is covered with masses of rose pink flowers in winter and spring. Grows to approx 1m tall, great when used as an informal hedge and for bird attracting.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
1-2m >10m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Cut Flower, Embankment, Erosion Control, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Fragrant Garden, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Verge, Wind Break, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free, Myrtlepest And Disease Rust

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Yes

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Low
Drought: High
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High