Brilliant red flowers on a low growing plant make Leptospermum ‘Outrageous’ on of the best of the Tea Trees for ornamental garden use.
This is a hybrid between Leptospermum polygalifolium ‘Cardwell’ and Leptospermum ‘Rhiannon’, it is fast growing and easy care once established.
The branches have a natural pendulous or drooping habit which make this a low growing spreading variety. It can be used as a low growing hedge or as a feature plant in the garden.
In flower it will attract bees, beneficial insects and birds to the garden, it also provides habit for smaller birds.
- Botanical Name – Leptospermum ‘Outrageous’
- Common Name – Leptospermum ‘Outrageous’
- Family – Fabaceae
- Position – Full sun to a little shade.
- Soil – Well drained.
- Height – To around 2 metres
- Growth rate – Medium to fast.
- Spread – To around 1.5 metres.
- Flowers – Red with green centres
- Flowering Time – Spring to Summer.
- Foliage – Mid green.
- Frost tolerant – Mild frosts only
- Drought tolerance – Medium to good.
Leptospermum ‘Outrageous’ is available for sale form the following online suppliers
470 Monbulk-Silvan Road Monbulk VIC 3793
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