Leptospermum scoparium ‘Jim’s Rocky Rambler’ – Tea tree

Leptospermum scoparium ‘Jim’s Rocky Rambler’ is an attractive Tasmanian form of Manuka tea tree. This compact mounding form grows with arching branches that display bright white flowers well in spring that are visited by many insects whilst in flower including beetles and bees. This plant would be equally at home in a Japanese garden with its architectural form. Well suited to both formal and informal native gardens with moist to well drained soils. Grows to half a metre high and around 1.5 metres in width.

Family : Myrtaceae
Cultivar Name: Jim's Rocky Rambler
Plant Type : Small shrub, Ground cover
Width : 1.5
Flowering Time : Spring, Summer
Soil Type : Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Spreading, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Erosion control, Honey producing plant, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Leptospermum scoparium
Common Name : Tea Tree
Height : 0.5
Flower Color : White
pH Level : Acid
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