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Leptospermum scoparium Wiri Donna

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Leptospermum scoparium Wiri Donna Manuka, Manuka Myrtle, New Zealand Tea Tree, Tea Tree,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like

A very hardy evergreen shrub with a back drop of thick, rich green foliage with a purplish tinge, which is covered by single crimson flowers in abundance during spring. With its dense growing habit, it is ideal for small hedging, also looks great when used in general garden landscaping. Great for tubs in hot patio areas. Grows approx 1.5m x 1.5m

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

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Feature, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Rockery, Wind Break, Container / Pot, Under Trees

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 PacificIslands

Foliage Colour: Green, Pink
Flower Colour: Pink
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring
Fruit: Insignificant

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