Leptospermum brevipes family MYRTACEAE
Spreading, often pendulous shrub to 4 m high by 3 m across. Leaves are oblong, to 2 cm. White flowers, 1 cm in diameter, occur in spring and early summer.
Distribution: Qld, NSW, ACT, Vic.
Propagation From seed or cuttings.
Cultivation See note on genus. Hardy, fast-growing plant. Suitable as a screen plant.
- Frost-hardy. (Plants given an this rating will tolerate frosts to -7°C in conditions of normal rainfall.)
- Suitable hedge or screen plants.
by Wrigley & Fagg, Reed Books, 1996