New Zealand tee tree, Leptospermum scoparium, is a compact shrub with arching shoots and incredible flowers that are extremely attractive to bees. Leptospermum scoparium 'Blossom' is one of the best varieties available, bearing semi-double pink flowers with a darker pink centre, on almost bare stems. It's compact habit makes it the best choice for container growing.
Grow Leptospermum scoparium 'Blossom' in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun, ideally with the added protection of a sunny wall.
Plant type: Evergreen shrub
Flower colour: Red
Foliage colour: Dark green
Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade
Soil: Well-drained/light, Dry
Skill level: Experienced
Time to divide plants: April to July
Time to take cuttings: April to July
Flowering period: May to June
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