Leptospermum ‘Tickled Pink’ – Tea Tree


A beautiful upright medium shrub with small mid-green leaves. It produces a flourish of showy  pink flowers in spring, which make great cut flowers. A great feature or container plant, can also be used as a flowering hedge or screen if well pruned. Can be used for sunny positions and in light shade. Pruning after flowering is beneficial, and feed in spring with a good native fertiliser. Best in well drained but moist soils.

Family : Myrtaceae
Cultivar Name: Tickled Pink
Plant Type : Large shrub
Width : 1.5
Flowering Time : Spring
Soil Type : Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Potting mix, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean, Cool
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Spreading
Soil Moisture : 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 : 2
Flower Color : Pink
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Butterflies, Other insects