Melaleuca thymifolia – Thyme Honey-Myrtle seeds X 200


Small Native Shrub, Drought & Frost Hardy. Mauve Flowers

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Thyme Honey-Myrtle

Melaleuca thymifolia

(This plant is not on the Australian Noxious Weed List.)

A native of Queensland, New South Wales and Victorian coastal belt where it prefers medium to heavy soils damp or swampy areas in an open, sunny position. It is drought resistant but will only survive a moderate frost.

An evergreen shrub growing to a height of 1 metre with a spread of 1 metre; the stem is erect and smooth carrying a medium textured crown on slender, upright branches; the leaves are greyish-green, elliptical, slightly acuminate (pointed), narrow, stiff and 1cm long; the flowers are pinkish-purple, occurring in short, ovoid, lateral spikes and appearing in spring, summer and autumn. The fruit is small, woody capsules.

Offered is a packet of 200 seeds (includes chaff) with propagation notes.

All seed is posted in bubble wrap protection.

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Item specifics

Plant Habit: Small Shrub Common Name: Thyme Honey-Myrtle
Climate: Sub-tropical, Temperate, Mediterranean Season of Interest: Spring/Summer
Sunlight: Full Sun, Part Shade Watering: Medium
Genus: Melaleuca Type: Flowering
Foliage: Evergreen Soil pH: Neutral
Species: thymifolia Soil Type: Clay, Loam, Sand
Plant Hardiness Zone (°C): 3 (-5°C to 0°C) Tolerance to: Drought & Moderate Frost Tolerant


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