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Commonly known as Australian swamp tea tree, Scented paperbark
Lightly fragrant dense spikes of creamy flowers
Evergreen - small, ovate to triangular, dark green leaves
Height - 5m (16ft)
Spread - 4m (13ft)
Tall Shrub - dense, upright shrub or small tree with bottlebrush-like flowers
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)
Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - scale insects, red spider mite under glass
Place of origin - Australia
Garden Location/Conditions - Greenhouse / conservatory - Not the sort of plants to be grown outside where there are likely to be frosts. These plants need to be grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse or at least brought inside for the winter - under glass use loam-based compost (JI No2) with added leaf mould in full light with shade from hot sun
Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
Scented Plants - Scented flowers
Seasonal Interest - Summer
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - moderately fertile
Wildlife - Bee friendly
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Max/Min Digital Thermometer
Thermometer which displays current temperature in the centre, with Max above and min below. Suitable for use outdoors or in the greenhouse / conservatory. With batteries included