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Melaleuca nesophila

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Melaleuca nesophila Showy Honeymyrtle,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like

Description:
Large dense evergreen native shrub with bright green foliage and fragrant mauve bottlebrush-like flowers in Summer. Great for coastal gardens or as a small hedge. Grows approx. 3-4m tall x 3m wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
2-4m 2-4m

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

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Feature, Fragrant Garden, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Wind Break

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink, Purple
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Summer
Fruit: Yes

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