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Leptospermum scoparium 'Red Damask' (Tea tree 'Red Damask')

Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
2.5m
Max height
Ultimate spread
2.5m
Max spread
Time to maturity
10-20 years
To maturity

Botanical name: Leptospermum scoparium 'Red Damask'

Other names: Tea tree 'Red Damask'

Genus: Leptospermum

Variety or Cultivar: 'Red Damask' _ 'Red Damask' is a dense, mid-sized, evergreen shrub with narrow, dark-green leaves. From late spring to summer it bears deep-red, fully double flowers very freely.


Leptospermum scoparium 'Red Damask' is: Evergreen

Flower: Dark-red in Spring; Dark-red in Summer

Foliage: Dark-green in All seasons

Fragrance: Foliage is fragrant.

Habit: Dense

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Watch out for

Pests: Generally pest-free.

Diseases: Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Leptospermum scoparium 'Red Damask' (Tea tree 'Red Damask') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Low Maintenance, Beds and borders, Cottage/Informal, City, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation: Plant in well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade. 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

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Tender in frost (H3)


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