Descriptions of Registered Cultivars
ORIGIN: Melaleuca 'Ulladulla Beacon' is a low growing form of Melaleuca hypericifolia that was selected from a wild population on coastal headlands near Ulladulla, New South Wales. The cultivar was received by the Authority on 6 February 1985. The applicant is Austraflora Nurseries Pty Ltd, PO Box 146, Montrose, 3765.
DESCRIPTION: It grows from 0.3 to 0.6m tall with a spread of 1 to 2m. The flowers occur in the spring and summer months and are a bright orange red in colour. Other features of the cultivar are as for Melaleuca hypericifolia.
COLOUR CODE: RHS Colour Chart 1966
filaments: red group 47A (NB. The appearance of the massed individual flowers in the inflorescence tends to give a darker flower colour. The dark grey anthers also contribute to this feature).
CULTIVATION: This cultivar retains the low habit in cultivation. Vegetative propagation must be used to preserve the cultivar form.
ACRA REFERENCES: ACC356; ACRA148; CBG8500643.
ACCEPTED FOR REGISTRATION ON: 26 November 1985