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Melaleuca nesophila

Pink Melaleuca

Western Tea Myrtle, Showy Honey Myrtle
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Melaleuca nesophila
Principal Common Name Pink Melaleuca
Common Name(s) Western Tea Myrtle, Showy Honey Myrtle
Synonym M. nesophylla
Description Small tree with fine foliage and pink bottle brush-like flowers.
General Comments Winter Hardiness: 20-25° F
Origin
Nativity Australia
Height Range 15 - 20 FT
Spread Range 15 - 20 FT
Flower Showy Y
Warning
Sunset Zones 13 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones 9a : 9b : 10a : 10b : 11
Leaf Color Gray-Green
Leaf Texture Leathery : Thick
Form Shrub : Small Tree
Flower Color Mauve : Pink : Purple : Purplish Pink
Flower Time Continuous
Months
Ease of Growing Easy
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Any : Dry : Poor : Sandy : Well-drained
Watering Preferences Drought Tolerant : Medium : None : Sparse
Outstanding Features Bark : Drought tolerant : Evergreen : Flower : Form : Poor Soil tolerant : Seaside tolerant : Wind Resistant

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