Leptospermum oligandrum family MYRTACEAE
(Syn. L. podanthum)
Spreading shrub to 1 m high by 2 m across. Leaves are obovate, to 1 cm. Small white or rarely pale pink flowers occur in spring.
Propagation From seed or cuttings.
Cultivation See note on genus. A hardy plant. Pink forms are attractive. Not often seen in cultivation.
- Frost-hardy. (Plants given an this rating will tolerate frosts to -7°C in conditions of normal rainfall.)
by Wrigley & Fagg, Reed Books, 1996