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

Leptospermum lanigerum 'Silver Sheen'

£9.95

(Woolly Tea Tree) An intriguing evergreen plant with dainty silver leaves, Leptospermum lanigerum 'Silver Sheen' is a relative of the Myrtle and is native to Australia.

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Description

(Woolly Tea Tree) 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!

Supplied Size: 3L pots (approx 30 - 40 cm tall)


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Reasonably hardy. Leptospermum lanigerum 'Silver Sheen' grows best when planted in a position sheltered from cold winter winds.
  • 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).
  • Notes: A specimen of Leptospermum lanigerum 'Silver Sheen', planted in the arboretum surrounding our nursery had reached a height of 2.5 m and a spread of 3 m after 10 years.
2017-01-01

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun
Eventual 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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