Leptospermum scoparium hybrid ‘Silver Fantasy’ – Tea Tree

A silver-foliaged spreading shrub that produces pink flowers in spring. An attractive plant year round that is used by florists for both foliage and flower, in the garden it is also enjoyed by many insects that provide valuable food sources for small insectivorous birds including honeyeaters wrens, robins and thornbills. It is a reasonably quick growing shrub providing contrasting colours in an informal hedge, screen or fence line planting. Grows to around 1.5 to 2 metres tall and 1.5 metres wide.

Family : Myrtaceae
Cultivar Name: Silver Fantasy
Plant Type : Large shrub
Width : 2
Flowering Time : Spring
Soil Type : Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Cool
Growth Habit : Evergreen
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Cut flower, Bonsai, Fast growing
Scientific Name: Leptospermum scoparium hybrid
Common Name : Tea Tree
Height : 2
Flower Color : Pink
pH Level : Acid
Plant Environment : 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