Leptospermum hybrid ‘Pink Cascade’ – Tea Tree

A gorgeous small shrub which will delight in spring when it is covered with a profusion of pastel pink flowers. The branches are arched and sculptural and the plant grows to 80 centimetres high and a metre and a half wide. Grows in most soil types, but performs best in moist and well drained soil. For full sun to part shade. Frost and drought tolerant. Beautiful as a feature shrub and lovely planted on banks and walls where it can cascade over the edge. This plant is a pollinators delight, attracting butterflies, bees and all manner of interesting insects.

Family : Myrtaceae
Cultivar Name: Pink Cascade
Plant Type : Small shrub
Width : 1.5
Flowering Time : Spring, Summer
Soil Type : Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Spreading, Weeping
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Cut flower, Bonsai, Erosion control, Honey producing plant, Pipe and drain friendly, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Leptospermum hybrid
Common Name : Tea Tree
Height : 0.8
Flower Color : White, Pink
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Cottage garden, Flower garden, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects