This plant is not on the Australian Noxious Weed List
The Violet Honey-Myrtle is perhaps the showiest plant of the Melaleuca genus and deserves a place in any dry, sandy garden. A native of south-west Victoria and south-east South Australia in dry mallee country, it is often grown in gardens similar to its habitat.
An evergreen shrub growing to 1.5 metres with a spread of 2 metres, the stem is erect and smooth with a loosely textured, elegant crown; the leaves are dull green, opposite, narrow, erect, acuminate, thick and 1cm long; The flowers are violet-purple occurring in long spikes along the branches and appearing in profusion in late spring.
Its preference is for light, well-drained, alkaline soils in a protected, semi-shaded position. It is drought and frost resistant.
Offered is a packet of 200 seeds (includes chaff) with propagation notes.
All seed is posted in bubble wrap protection.
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