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Leptospermum squarrosum

Peach-flowered Tea tree

Family: Myrtaceae

Leptospermum squarrosum is found in sunny positions, often where there is some moisture. It is an erect, dense shrub to 2.5-3m.

Leaves are glossy and dark, often purplish, sharply-pointed and rigid, folded along the mid vein.

The pale pink flowers of Leptospermum squarrosum are 10-20mm wide and set along the main stem and branches.

Leptospermum squarrosum usually flowers March - April,but has been seen flowering as late as June.

Leptospermum squarrosum - Peach-flowered Tea tree

Leptospermum squarrosum - Peach-flowered Tea tree

 

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Leptospermum squarrosum - Peach-flowered Tea tree

Leptospermum squarrosum - Peach-flowered Tea tree

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