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Leptospermum liversidgei      family MYRTACEAE


Erect shrub to 2 m high by 1 m wide with bright green, narrow leaves to 5 mm. Strongly lemon-scented. Bears small white flowers, rarely pink, 8 mm in diameter.

Distribution: NSW, Qld.

Propagation From seed or cuttings.

Cultivation See note on genus. Will survive badly drained conditions. Neat shrub. The pink form is available commercially.

text from 'AUSTRALIAN NATIVE PLANTS, 4th ed'
by Wrigley & Fagg, Reed Books, 1996