Leptospermum scoparium 'Martini'

Leptospermum scoparium 'Martini'

New Zealand tea tree

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Leptospermum scoparium 'Martini'
  • Common name: New Zealand tea tree
  • Plant type: Shrub

Height: 3m

Spread: 3m

Flower colour:
  • Red
Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Flowers

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New Zealand tea 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. 

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun, Dappled shade
  • Hardiness: Tender
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

Care routine

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Take cuttings
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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

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