Melaleuca Diosmatifolia 'Rosy Paperbark'-NATIVES-Buy In Bulk-seeds
Ideal sowing temp: 18-22C.
Sowing: On surface (do not bury). Warm, shaded or semi-shaded position while sprouting.
Care: Keep warm & moist, avoid drying out or waterlogging the growing mix.
Sprouting: 14-42 days.
Also known as Rosy Honey Myrtle. Previously known as Melaleuca erubescens. Sometimes the name is confused with M. diosmifolia but the plants are quite different.
Native of woodlands in NSW and SE QLD, grows to 3m x 2m erect, open shrub with delicate, pale to deep mauve flowers.
Prefers well-drained, sandy soil that is hummus rich and a sunny postion.
Hardy, growing successfully in a wide range of soils, including those that are poorly drained. Easily cultivated, it has attractive flowers which are reported not to fade as quickly as others and, can be pruned to keep a bushy shape, and is often used as a screening plant, relatively common in cultivation, (usually as Melaleuca erubescens).
****Please note: these are seeds (we are NOT selling these as live plants). Quarantine restrictions and costs prohibit us from selling these seeds to WA, Tas, and Internationally.