Melaleuca diosmifolia – Green Honey Myrtle

Melaleuca diosmifolia is a compact growing shrub from the south west corner of Western Australia, and has beautiful green bottlebrush flowers, the stamens tipped with yellow. The leaves are close set and attractive, and the plant grows from 2 to 3 metres tall and wide, and is good for screening and windbreaks. Good for coastal plantings, tolerant of light frost only. Bird attracting. Needs a well drained soil.

Family : Myrtaceae
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Plant Type : Small shrub, Large shrub
Width : 3
Flowering Time : Spring, Summer
Soil Type : Sandy, Loamy, Sandy loam, Saline
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage, Spreading
Soil Moisture : Well-drained
Special Uses : Erosion control, Honey producing plant, Bird nesting plant
Scientific Name: Melaleuca diosmifolia
Common Name : Honey Myrtle
Height : 3
Flower Color : Yellow, Green
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance 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