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Leptospermum brevipes      family MYRTACEAE


Spreading, often pendulous shrub to 4 m high by 3 m across. Leaves are oblong, to 2 cm. White flowers, 1 cm in diameter, occur in spring and early summer.

Distribution: Qld, NSW, ACT, Vic.

Propagation From seed or cuttings.

Cultivation See note on genus. Hardy, fast-growing plant. Suitable as a screen plant.

text from 'AUSTRALIAN NATIVE PLANTS, 4th ed'
by Wrigley & Fagg, Reed Books, 1996