Melaleuca nesophila ‘Little Nessie’ – Honey Myrtle


A dense mounded shrub with small bright green leaves and mauve flowers in summer. The small leaf makes it useful as a low growing hedge. Great for shrubberies, screening and container growing. Very tolerant of frost, drought and seaside conditions.

Family : Myrtaceae
Cultivar Name: Little Nessie
Plant Type : Large shrub
Width : 2.5
Flowering Time : Summer
Soil Type : Clay, Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Saline, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Spreading
Soil Moisture : Well-drained
Special Uses : Fragrant oils, Bonsai, Erosion control, Honey producing plant, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Melaleuca nesophila
Common Name : Honey Myrtle
Height : 2
Flower Color : Mauve
pH Level : Acid, Neutral
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Poolside, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan :
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates heavy frost, Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Nectar eating birds, Butterflies, Other insects