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Melaleuca Little Red

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Brighter red new leaf colour and more dense and branching than Claret Tops, and slightly larger in size. This new variety is a useful addition to the paperbark shrub family and will make an attractive fine-leaved hedge or privacy screen in your native garden.
The second image shows Claret Tops (left) next to Little Red (right) for colour comparison.

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Melaleuca linariifolia 'Little Red' PBR

DESCRIPTION: Striking accent plant with slender grey-green leaves and rich red new growth after pruning, brighter in colour than Claret Tops. This small dense rounded shrub can be clipped to shape. Features masses of small white flowers in spring-summer.
USE IN: Perfect for borders, native gardens and as a feature plant. Non-invasive roots. Attracts birdlife.
LOCATION: Tolerates most soil types and planting conditions from sand to clay. Plant in full sun to maximize vibrancy of the new growth and encourage flowering. Plant in a free draining soil rich in organic matter. Drought resistant, salt tolerant, pollution tolerant. 
CARE: Mulch and water well, prune after flowering to encourage compact growth habit.
HEIGHT & WIDTH: 1.5-2 m H x 1.5 m W.
YOUR PLANTS: These plants are tube-stock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide

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