Drought and frost hardy, burgundy foliage year round and heaps of brilliant double magenta flowers winter and spring. Grows to a tidy height of 3m, perfect for native gardens. For small spaces, try the dwarf form, rubrum nana.
Leptospermum 'Burgundy Queen' APPEARANCE: Taller than rubrum nana, 'Burgundy Queen' grows upright with fine, dark green-maroon foliage and lots of deep magenta double flowers during winter and spring. USE IN: Native style gardens for year-round colour, feature planting and for light screening. Gorgeous cut flower. LOCATION: Sunny to part shade, suitable to exposed areas in most parts of Australia. Tolerates light frost and is drought resistant. CARE: Mulch and water regularly until the plant is established, usually around 12 weeks, prune as required to promote new growth and fertilise using a slow release native fertiliser yearly. Prune after flowering to promote dense growth habit. HEIGHT & WIDTH: 3 m H x 2 - 2.5 m W. YOUR PLANTS: These are tube-stock plants with young healthy roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80 mm x 42 mm wide.
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