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  • New Zealand tea tree
  • Eventual height: 2.5m
  • Eventual spread: 2.5m

Leptospermum scoparium 'Red Damask'

New Zealand tea tree

RHS award of garden merit
2 litre pot £14.99
2 litre pot £14.99
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  • Position: full sun or partial shade
  • Soil: moist, well-drained soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: May to June
  • Hardiness:half hardy

    Masses of double, dark red, saucer-shaped flowers borne on arching shoots from late spring to early summer and aromatic mid- to dark green leaves. This dense ornamental shrub makes a fabulous specimen plant for a sunny shrub border. It is a frost hardy plant but in milder areas will grow happily against a warm, sunny wall.

  • Garden care: After flowering, lightly trim or prune back shoots to maintain symmetry
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