Leptospermum ‘White Wave’ – Tea Tree


A lovely dwarf, cascading shrub with small mid-green leaves and masses of stunning white flowers in spring. It is well named, with the profuse blossoms on arching branches making it look like foamy wave. A good easy care plant with a great ground covering habit. A perfect plant for small gardens and large tubs and is ideal for use on banks and cascading over retaining walls. Frost tolerant.

Family : Myrtaceae
Cultivar Name: White Wave
Plant Type : Small shrub, Ground cover
Width : 1.2
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, Weeping
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Cut flower, Bonsai, Erosion control, Honey producing plant, Fast growing, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Leptospermum
Common Name : Tea Tree
Height : 0.5
Flower Color : White
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