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Leptospermum 'Pink Cascade'

leptospermum 'Pink Cascade'

Thought to be a hybrid between Leptospermum polygalifolium 'Pacific Beauty' and Leptospermum continentale. A spreading shrub with an arching or weeping habit , growing to 80cm in height and spreading 1.5m. Profuse pink flowers are borne in spring.
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originHybrid species.
cultural notesWill tolerate a range of soils but is happiest in moist soils with good drainage. Grow in full sun or part shade.
maintenanceCan be pruned lightly to maintain shape.
toleratesFrost and drought tolerant.
flowering seasonSpring and Summer.
flower colourPink flowers to 20mm in diameter are borne along the arching stems.
foliage colourNarrow lance-shaped leaves grow to 15mm in length and are mid to dark green in colour.
widthup to 1.5m
heightup to 0.8m
plant spacing50cm apart
recommended usesA useful feature plant or in rockeries or for growing over retaining walls.
 
plant image creditsCreative Commons License S.L. Prior

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