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Melaleuca 'Ulladulla Beacon'

Melaleuca hypericifolia 'Ulladulla Beacon'

ORIGIN: Melaleuca 'Ulladulla Beacon' is a low growing form of Melaleuca hypericifolia that was selected from a wild population on coastal headlands near Ulladulla, New South Wales. The cultivar was received by the Authority on 6 February 1985. The applicant is Austraflora Nurseries Pty Ltd, PO Box 146, Montrose, 3765.

DESCRIPTION: It grows from 0.3 to 0.6m tall with a spread of 1 to 2m. The flowers occur in the spring and summer months and are a bright orange red in colour. Other features of the cultivar are as for Melaleuca hypericifolia.

COLOUR CODE: RHS Colour Chart 1966

filaments: red group 47A (NB. The appearance of the massed individual flowers in the inflorescence tends to give a darker flower colour. The dark grey anthers also contribute to this feature).

CULTIVATION: This cultivar retains the low habit in cultivation. Vegetative propagation must be used to preserve the cultivar form.

ACRA REFERENCES: ACC356; ACRA148; CBG8500643.

ACCEPTED FOR REGISTRATION ON: 26 November 1985