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Leptospermum hybrida Lipstick

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Leptospermum hybrida Lipstick Tea Tree,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like

'Lipstick' is an upright shrub to approx. 1.5m tall. In spring it is covered in attractive bright pink flowers. 'Lipstick' is a hardy plant that will grow in a wide range of soil types and climates. It is suitable for gardens, shrub beds, screens or large pots. Attracts a wide variety of native insects when in flower. These insects attract native birds and other wildlife.

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun Any, Clay, Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

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: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

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