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Leptospermum hybrida Aussie Blossom Joy

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

Description:
From the Aussie Blossom Range Leptospermum Joy is a hybrid of L. scoparium nanum and L. flavescens Cardwell. It is a compact, bushy, aromatic foliaged tea-tree that is covered with masses of dusty pink flowers in winter and spring. Grows to approx 1.5m tall, great when used as an informal hedge and for bird attracting.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Embankment, Erosion Control, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Fragrant Garden, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Roundabouts / Splitters, 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

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Autumn
Fruit: Yes

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