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Honey Myrtle Claret Tops
Melaleuca linariifolia
A dense and compact shrub that grows to 1.5 metres with attractive, claret-coloured new growth and white flowers in summer. A great foliage plant for shrubberies or in a pot. Grows well in full sun or semi-shaded positions.
Width
1 to 2m
Height
1 to 2m
Category
Shrub
Water Needs
600 to 900mm
Light Needs
Sun
Maintenance
Medium
Bore water Tolerance
Unknown
Frost Tolerance
Unknown
Greywater Tolerance
Unknown
Edible
Unknown
Perfume
Unknown
Aromatic
Unknown
Colours
Flower Colour
White
Foliage Colour
Mid Green Red
Climate Zones
Dry Subtropical Dry Tropical Humid Subtropical Temperate
Soil Type
Clay Loam Sand
Abcission (when it makes a mess eg. drops leaves)
Evergreen
Attracts
Insects Birds
Image License
"Melaleuca gibbosa (Slender Honey-Myrtle)" by Arthur Chapman is licensed under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0