Leptospermum ‘Outrageous’ – Tea Tree


A low spreading shrub with small mid-green leaves and showy large red flowers that age to pink in spring. Weeping foliage, grows to 2 metres high and 1.5 metres wide. Perfect as a feature or screen plant in the garden. Likes well drained but moist soil, sunny to light shade. Tolerates light frost. Prune lightly after flowering to encourage a more dense habit. A good habitat shrub for smaller birds, bees and insects.

Family : Myrtaceae
Cultivar Name: Outrageous
Plant Type : Large shrub
Width : 2
Flowering Time : Spring
Soil Type : Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage, Weeping
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Cut flower, Honey producing plant, Pipe and drain friendly, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Leptospermum
Common Name : Tea Tree
Height : 2
Flower Color : Red, Pink
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan :
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Butterflies, Other insects