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Thyme Honey Myrtle
Melaleuca thymifolia
Small hardy shrub to 1m². Mauve claw type flowers occur in clusters and are borne during summer. Grows best in full sun with good drainage. Suitable for large pots or containers.
Width
0.5 to 1m
Height
1 to 2m
Category
Shrub
Water Needs
900 to 1400mm
Light Needs
Sun,Semi-shade
Maintenance
low
Bore water Tolerance
Unknown
Frost Tolerance
Unknown
Greywater Tolerance
Yes
Edible
no
Perfume
no
Aromatic
no
Colours
Flower Colour
White Purple
Foliage Colour
Blue Green
Climate Zones
Humid Subtropical Temperate
Soil Type
Clay Loam Sand
Soil Additional
Tolerant of poor drainage
Abcission (when it makes a mess eg. drops leaves)
Evergreen
Attracts
Insects
Image License
"Graceful Honey Myrtle" by philipbouchard is licensed under CC BY-NC-ND 2.0