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LEPTOSPERMUM scoparium 'Burgundy Queen'

Commonly known as Manuka, New Zealand tea tree

Bronzed foliage, double red flowers
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Estimated availability autumn 2021 - Not yet confirmed. Could be any time between September and December.
£14.50 each 
MULTIBUY SAVING

Any 3+ £12.00 each

Delivery Information Estimated availability autumn 2021
plant size comparison icon 2 to 3 Litre
  • Evergreen - small mid- to dark-green leaves to 2cm (¾in) long.
  • Red
  • Height - 2-2.5m (6½-8ft)
  • Spread - 2-2.5m (6½-8ft)
  • Tall Shrub - compact shrub with arching shoots.
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F) - under glass use loam-based compost (JI No.3) in full or bright filtered light
  • Will grow outside in milder locations - This could include plants which would survive happily in a greenhouse or conservatory if not in a mild location. If you have a sheltered spot in your garden then it may do well here.
  • Against a wall - protect from cold, dry winds
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - - wildlife plant - insects
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - introduced by Hutchins, Essex, UK.
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Double - Multi rows of petals, no stamen showing
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Australian / New Zealand -
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Leaf margin - Entire - see photos above
  • Leaf shape - Elliptic - see photos above
  • Lanceolate
  • 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
  • Scented Plants - Scented foliage -
  • Seasonal Interest - Spring -
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  • Soil Conditions - Fertile well drained soil - - moderately fertile
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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2-2.5m (6½-8ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2-2.5m (6½-8ft)
 

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