Leptospermum ‘Pink Cascade’
Plant name: Pink Cascade tea tree
Plant type: shrubs / bushes / trees
Origin: HYBRID SPECIES.
Cultural notes: Will tolerate a range of soils but is happiest in moist soils with good drainage. Grow in full sun or part shade.
Maintenance: Can be pruned lightly to maintain shape.
Tolerates: Frost and drought tolerant.
Flowering season: Spring and Summer.
Flower colour: Pink flowers to 20mm in diameter are borne along the arching stems.
Foliage colour: Narrow lance-shaped leaves grow to 15mm in length and are mid to dark green in colour.
Width: up to 1.5m
Height: up to 0.8m
Plant spacing: 50cm apart
Recommended uses: A useful feature plant or in rockeries or for growing over retaining walls.
Description: 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.