This Tea tree was developed by Xera. Originally from Tasmania, it has a distinctly upright habit. Cinnamon red squiggly wire-like stems support tiny pewter colored evergreen foliage. In early summer pink buds open to pure white single flowers.
Pronunciation: lep-toh-SPER-mum rue-PES-tree
Species Meaning: Referring to rocks
Leptospermum rupestre is native to Australia.
Plant can be pruned to keep it compact.
Semi-hardwood cuttings are recommended
In Our Garden
Plant ID: P19023
Found in Gondwana,
By the main path is the first layer.
We acquired this plant from Xera.