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Excellent hardy small tree with brilliant summer flowers. Bird attracting. Ornamental tree for parks and gardens. Good screen or windbreak.

Height 6m. Branch spread 3m.

Scientific Name

Melaleuca linariifolia

Screen

Yes

Flowers

Yes

Conditions

Tolerates both dry and boggy conditions and is frost hardy. It should be planted with caution as it can damage wastewater pipes, and is easily ignitable, so should not be planted in fire-prone areas. 

Colour of Flowers

Creamy white

Flowering Period

October - December