Leptospermum ‘Riot’ – Tea Tree

An attractive medium sized shrub that comes alive with masses of spectacular bright pink flowers in spring. Growing to around 1.5 metres high and wide, it can be used for informal hedging and screening, or clipped to shape when not flowering for more formal effects. Does well on a range of soil types, tolerates light frost and dry spells.

Family : Myrtaceae
Cultivar Name: Riot
Plant Type : Small shrub, Large shrub
Width : 1.5
Flowering Time : Spring
Soil Type : Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Saline, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Cut flower, Bonsai, Honey producing plant, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Leptospermum
Common Name : Tea Tree
Height : 1.5
Flower Color : Pink
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects