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Botanical name: Leptospermum rupestre
Other names: Prostrate tea tree
Species: L. rupestre - L. rupestre is a spreading evergreen shrub with tiny, white flowers and fragrant, ovate leaves turning bronze or purple in late autumn.
Leptospermum rupestre is: Evergreen
Flower: White in Spring; White in Summer
Foliage: Bronze, Purple in Winter; Dark-green in All seasons
Fragrance: Flowers and foliage are aromatic.
Habit: Spreading, Bushy, Prostrate
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Pests: Generally pest-free.
Diseases: Generally disease-free.
Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Leptospermum rupestre (Prostrate tea tree) will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1.5m after 5-10 years.
Suggested uses: Low Maintenance, Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, City, Wallside and trellises
Cultivation: Plant in well-drained soil in a sun. Shelter from cold, drying winds.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Soil drainage: Well-drained
Soil pH: Neutral, Alkaline, Acid
Light: Partial Shade, Full Sun
Aspect: South, West
Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)
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