Magnolia 'Little Gem'

Magnolia 'Little Gem'

Backhousia citriodora 'Lemon Scented Myrtle'

$21.95
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SKU
9319663029886

Very attractive specimen tree or shrub that provides good shade. Can be clipped to form a neat hedge. Flowers attract butterflies and other beneficial insects.

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Common Name Lemon Scented Myrtle
Botanical Name Backhousia citriodora
Position Full Sun, Part Shade
Height Prune for 2m. Unpruned to 4m
Width Prune for 1m. Unpruned to 3m
Spacing 4 - 8m
Flower Colour White
Foliage Colour Green, Red
Fragrance Scented
Cold Tolerance Provide frost & hot protection when young
Flower Season Summer
Pot Size 200mm
Origin Native
Hates Full sun in hot conditions
Likes Regular watering
Swane's Says This native is suitable as a feature tree or cropped hedge. A favourite planting in new developments and council verges.

An evergreen medium shrub or small, bushy tree with dark green, strongly lemon-scented leaves. New growth is often red.

An Australian native plant that blooms with profuse clusters of small creamy white flowers at the end of the branches in Summer.

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