Melaleuca incana ‘Sea Mist’ – Honey Myrtle

A hardy little shrub growing to a metre and a half high and wide, with dense grey green foliage. It has cream brush flowers in spring. A very good ground cover plant, and does well in containers. A good candidate for bonsai work. Best in full sun in well drained soil. Feed with a good native fertiliser.

Family : Myrtaceae
Cultivar Name: Sea Mist
Plant Type : Small shrub, Ground cover
Width : 2
Flowering Time : Spring
Soil Type : Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture : Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Bonsai, Honey producing plant, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Melaleuca incana
Common Name : Honey Myrtle
Height : 1.5
Flower Color : White, Cream
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Container growing, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Butterflies