Leptospermum juniperinum family MYRTACEAE
Very variable shrub. Upright or spreading. Usually less than 3 m high. Leaves are pointed, variable in length, to 15 mm, narrow-lanceolate. Flowers, to 1 cm diameter, are white and occur in spring or early summer.
Distribution: Qld, NSW.
Propagation From seed or cuttings.
Cultivation See note on genus. Very hardy. Upright, smaller leaf forms make useful screen plants. Refer L. continentale for differences with that species.
- Suitable for poorly drained areas.
- Frost-hardy. (Plants given an this rating will tolerate frosts to -7°C in conditions of normal rainfall.)
- Some forms suitable hedge or screen plants.
by Wrigley & Fagg, Reed Books, 1996