Melaleuca hypericifolia
RED FLOWERED HONEY MYRTLE, HILLOCK BUSH
Myrtaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to occasionally flooded

Soil: ordinary soil, sand, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, second line salt wind, medium soil salinity, light frost
3m
Plant habit
 
3m

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Melaleuca hypericifolia
RED FLOWERED HONEY MYRTLE, HILLOCK BUSH
Myrtaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to occasionally flooded

Soil: ordinary soil, sand, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline

Tolerances: high wind, second line salt wind, medium soil salinity, light frost
3m
Plant habit
 
3m

FEATURES

Flowers: red

Flowering Time: early spring to late spring

Leaves: aromatic; turning purple in winter; crossed leaf arrangement


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits bush, coastal & mediterranean designs

Uses: informal screen, formal screen, informal hedge, windbreak, border, mass planting, spillover

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: bird attracting






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