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Leptospermum hybrida Aussie Blossom Stephen Rose

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Leptospermum hybrida Aussie Blossom Stephen 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 Stephen 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 white flowers with pale pink centres, blooming 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, Cut Flower, Embankment, Erosion Control, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Fragrant Garden, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Park And Gardens, Playgrounds, Container / Pot, Native Garden

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, White
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