Prickly Teatree

Scientific NameLeptospermum continentale
Size and formA prickly shrub 1-2m high and 1-2 m wide.
Flowers, leaves and fruitThe solitary white flowers occur en masse from September to February. Fruit is a woody, hemispherical capsule that persists on the plant. Leaves are stiff and ovate with sharp tips.
Growing conditionsSuitable for a range of situations from well-drained soils to wet soils in a full-sun or semi-shade position. The nectar in the flowers attracts butterflies and moths.