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Leptospermum speciosum      family MYRTACEAE


(Syn. Agonis scortechiniana)

Dense shrub to 2 m high by 3 m across. Broad-lanceolate leaves to 2.5 cm. Heads of small white flowers, very similar to an Agonis sp.

Distribution: Qld, NSW.

Propagation From seed or cuttings.

Cultivation Very easily cultivated. Accepts moderately damp conditions. Not showy, but useful screen plant. Frost tolerance not tested.

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