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Leptospermum oligandrum      family MYRTACEAE


(Syn. L. podanthum)

Spreading shrub to 1 m high by 2 m across. Leaves are obovate, to 1 cm. Small white or rarely pale pink flowers occur in spring.

Distribution: WA.

Propagation From seed or cuttings.

Cultivation See note on genus. A hardy plant. Pink forms are attractive. Not often seen in cultivation.

text from 'AUSTRALIAN NATIVE PLANTS, 4th ed'
by Wrigley & Fagg, Reed Books, 1996