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Leptospermum hybrida Riot

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Leptospermum hybrida Riot

LephybRio
Tea Tree,
$0.00 ex GST
 
Wantirna
B4
Size: 14cm
Available: 4
$/Unit (EX GST): $8.18 ex GST
$/Unit (INC GST): $9.00 inc GST
Botanical Name: Common Names:
Leptospermum hybrida Riot Tea Tree,

Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen

Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Rounded, Shrub Like

Description:
Leptospermum Riot is the first in a range of specially selected Australian native Tea Trees, with lush bright green foliage forming a dense bushy habit. Masses of bright pink flowers smother the plant in late spring. Riot is ideal to use as a dense screen or simply as a single specimen shrub, she also make an extremely attractive pot plant for larger containers. Her versatility, owing to her ability to accept pruning to shape is endless. Grows approx. 1-1.5m tall x 1-1.5m wide.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Cut Flower, Feature, Fragrant Garden, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Playgrounds, Topiary / Espalier, Wind Break, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes: Planting is simple dig the hole twice the width of the root ball and a little deeper, position the plant no deeper then it was in the pot, refill the hole and water in well. Mulching is beneficial in improving the soil and conserving moisture.

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: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

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