Leptospermum myrsinoides family MYRTACEAE
Erect shrub to 2 m high by 1 m diameter with oblanceolate leaves to 1 cm. Flowers are white or pink, profuse, and occur in spring and early summer.
Distribution: NSW, Vic, SA.
Propagation From seed or cuttings. Use cuttings to retain colour forms.
Cultivation See note on genus. Attractive in flower. Pink forms are preferred.
- Frost-hardy. (Plants given an this rating will tolerate frosts to -7°C in conditions of normal rainfall.)
by Wrigley & Fagg, Reed Books, 1996