Melaleuca - honey myrtle
Melaleucas (honey myrtles) range from small shrubs to tall paperbark trees, and are found in places from swamps and bogs to dry sandy plains. Small fine foliage makes for excellent wildlife hedging; new growth is often attractively coloured. Flowers are lacy pompoms, rich in nectar.
Melaleuca Claret Tops
Red new growth on soft grey-green leaves, with masses of white flowers in spring. Full sun gives leaves a brighter red colour. Claret Tops ...
Melaleuca Cotton Candy
Compact native shrub with showy clusters of hot pink flowers spring-autumn. Smaller than M. thymifolia, with brighter green foliage. Hard...
Melaleuca Little Red
Brighter red new leaf colour and more dense and branching than Claret Tops, and slightly larger in size. This new variety is a useful additi...
Melaleuca Mini Quini
Paperbarks are a quintessential Aussie tree - but at 20m tall a bit big for most suburban gardens. Enter Mini Quini - a miniature version pe...
If you love snow-in-summer but don't have the room for a large tree this is the perfect alternative. Lacy white paperbark flowers will brigh...
Melaleuca thymifolia - honey myrtle
Fine-leaved bushy native shrub with purple-pink feathery flowers in summer-autumn. Good for screening and hedging, native gardens, wildlife ...