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Leptospermum myrsinoides      family MYRTACEAE


Erect shrub to 2 m high by 1 m diameter with oblanceolate leaves to 1 cm. Flowers are white or pink, profuse, and occur in spring and early summer.

Distribution: NSW, Vic, SA.

Propagation From seed or cuttings. Use cuttings to retain colour forms.

Cultivation See note on genus. Attractive in flower. Pink forms are preferred.

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