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Dwarf Grey Honey Myrtle

Family: MYRTACEAE

Genus: Melaleuca

Species: incana 'Nana'

A dwarf form of the species that forms a dense, round dome of grey-green, slightly weeping foliage to 1 metre high and 1.5 metres across. Small, pale yellow, brush-like flowers are in abundance during spring and summer. The cultivar 'Sea Mist' grows to about 1.5 metres high and wide and has greyer foliage and cream to yellow flowers.

Pronunciation: Mel-a-lew-ka

Origin

Australian Native

Garden type

Coastal, Cottage, Mediterranean, Native

Size

H: 50 to 100cm W: 100 to 200cm

Planting information

Part ShadeSun

Flowering season

spring, summer

Availability

Readily available

Flower colour


Cream

Yellow

Water rating

Little maintenanceLittle maintenanceLittle maintenance

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