Melaleuca wilsonii – Violet Honey-Myrtle seeds X 200

$3.00

Medium Native Shrub, Drought & Frost Hardy. Violet Flowers

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Violet Honey-Myrtle

Melaleuca wilsonii

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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Item specifics

Plant Habit: Medium Shrub Common Name: Violet 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: wilsonii Soil Type: Clay, Loam, Sand
Plant Hardiness Zone (°C): 3 (-5°C to 0°C) Tolerance to: Drought & Frost Tolerant
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