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Leptospermum 'Mesmeyes'


Leptospermum  'Mesmeyes' Leptospermum  'Mesmeyes'

CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION
Dense bushy shrub with dark silver pointed glossy leaves, on dense twiggy branchlets.The flowers are at least 3 centimetres across. This makes them the largest Leptospermum blooms. Flowers appear in spring. Initially they are white then age to pink. This gives the plant a two-toned appearance. Bred and selected at Bywong Nursery, Australia. The name derives from the dark flower centres and the prominent stamens that resemble eye lashes. Prefers a sunny site with well drained soil.

 
Genus
Leptospermum
Species  
Cultivar   'Mesmeyes'

Common name
Manuka
Hybrid
L. scoparium x L. macrocarpa x L. deuense,

Family name
Myrtaceae
Place of origin
Australia


DETAILS
Height
1.5 m
Width
1 m
(expected growth in average NZ conditions in 5 to 10 years)
Leaves
Evergreen

Soil Type
Grows in most soil types

Moisture
Soil must be well drained / Tolerates dry soils

Exposure
Grows in exposed or coastal sites. / Grows in sun or semi-shade / Will tolerate moderate frosts

Nourishment / Texture

Shrubs

Category
Medium, height between 1.5 to 3 metres
Availability
All our current stock has been dispatched out to retailers. If they have none left for you, we are growing another crop to supply as soon as possible.
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