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LEPTOSPERMUM 'Karo Spectro Bay'

Commonly known as Australian tea tree, Manuka

Bright mauve-pink flowers with a green centre in profusion in late spring. An impressive new introduction
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£14.50 each
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £12.00 each

 

  • Evergreen
  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red) - mauve pink
  • Height - 1-2m (3-6½ft)
  • Spread - 1-2m (3-6½ft)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - none.
  • Place of origin - garden origin. Warwick Harris, New Zealand.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Single - Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Pruning group - Pruning group 5
    Suitable for: Evergreen shrubs that require minimal pruning.
    Action: Trim or lightly cut back shoots that spoil symmetry. Deadhead regularly.
    When: Annually after flowering.

    RHS group 8
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
  • Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil -
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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1-2m (3-6½ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  1-2m (3-6½ft)
 

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