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Leptospermum scorparium - 'Chapmanii' (Tea Tree, Leptospermum)

Type Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Evergreen, Flowering
Form Spreading arching
Size Large Border / Screening Plant (1.8 to 3m height)
Colours Light pink Flowers (Summer early), Purple Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Half hardy
Growth Medium Growing Plant
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Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Leptospermum scorparium:

  • Evergreen foliage for all year round colour and screening
  • Fruit / berry producing
  • Tolerates full sun and sandy, drought-prone soils
  • Tolerates heavy clay soils

Design & Plant Use for Leptospermum scorparium:

  • Tall summer flowering shrub suitable for back of border planting
  • Evergreen shrub suitable suitable for training up a wall
  • Ideal flowering shrub for problem clay soils
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