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Melaleuca wilsonii

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Melaleuca wilsonii Violet Honeymyrtle, Wilsons Paperbark,
Native: Foliage Type:
Yes Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Shrub Like

Description:
Medium evergreen native shrub with needle-like dark-green foliage and beautiful showy violet flowers during Spring and Summer. Great to use as a wind break or screen. Ideal for coastal gardens. Grows approx. 2-3m tall x 2-3m wide.

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

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

Landscape Use(s)
Bird Attracting, Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Cut Flower, Habitat, Hedging / Screening, Low Water Garden, Rockery, Wind Break, Shade Tree

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Keep moist during dry periods, Low phosphorus slow release fertiliser

Family Name: Origin:
Myrtaceae Australia

Characteristics
Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Pink, Purple
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: Yes

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