Leptospermum variabile family MYRTACEAE
A rounded shrub to 2 m high with flaky bark. The obovate to narrow-elliptical leaves are about 2 cm long. The white flowers are about 1.5 cm in diameter with concave, almost round petals. They are seen in late spring.
Distribution: NSW, Qld.
Propagation From seed or cuttings.
Cultivation A showy plant in flower. It is frost hardy and accepts most soils and aspects.
- Frost-hardy. (Plants given an this rating will tolerate frosts to -7°C in conditions of normal rainfall.)
by Wrigley & Fagg, Reed Books, 1996