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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.

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