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

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
2.5m
Max height
2.5m
Max spread
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Leptospermum scoparium 'Red Damask'

Other names

Tea tree 'Red Damask'

Genus

Leptospermum 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

Fragrance

Foliage is fragrant.

Habit

Dense

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Dark-red in Spring; Dark-red in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


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Where to grow

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

Sandy, Loamy, Clay, Chalky (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)

Companion plants

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Botanical name

Leptospermum scoparium 'Red Damask'

Other names

Tea tree 'Red Damask'

Genus

Leptospermum 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.

Foliage

Evergreen

Fragrance

Foliage is fragrant.

Habit

Dense

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Dark-red in Spring; Dark-red in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

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

Sandy, Loamy, Clay, Chalky (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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