Leptospermum lanigerum 'Silver Sheen'
  • Leptospermum lanigerum 'Silver Sheen'
  • Leptospermum lanigerum 'Silver Sheen'
  • Leptospermum lanigerum 'Silver Sheen'

Leptospermum lanigerum 'Silver Sheen'


(Woolly Tea Tree) Leptospermum lanigerum 'Silver Sheen' is a handsome , medium sized, evergreen shrub with dainty silver leaves and white summer flowers.

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An intriguing evergreen plant with dainty silver leaves, Leptospermum lanigerum 'Silver Sheen' is a relative of the Myrtle and is native to Australia. It has attractive, pale silver-grey leaves and reddish stems, complimented by a profusion of pretty white flowers in mid summer.

The year round, silvery foliage makes this an excellent shrub for planting as background colour in a border!

  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Reasonably hardy. Leptospermum lanigerum 'Silver Sheen' requires a position sheltered from cold winter winds and is not suitable for cold, exposed areas.
  • Flowering Period: June - July.
  • Flower Colour: White
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Medium sized, densely branching shrub.
    • Height: up to 3 m (10 ft).
    • Spread: 3 m (10 ft).
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Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun
Mature Size
Shrub - Medium (5 - 10 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Dry / Sandy
Special Features
Evergreen, Leaf Colour - Blue/Silver, Flowering Season - Summer (June - August)

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