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Leptospermum 'Red Damask'

Common Name: New Zealand Tea Tree, Manuka

Plant Family: Myrtaceae

Leptospermum 'Red Damask'
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Price:  £6.50

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Quantity or Pot size (see 'Pot Sizes' tab below):  9 cm pots


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy
Position/ Situation:  Sunny Border
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Planting Style:  sensory
Suggested Use:  Cut Flower
Season of Interest:  All year round
Scent:  Scented Leaves
Flower Colour:  Red
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  medium (up to 6 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Bushy
Evergreen:  Yes
Soil Type:  dry or sandy soil
Soil PH:  No preference
Bee and Butterfly:  Both
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Deer & Rabbit Resistant Plants
RHS Award of Garden Merit:  Yes


Evergreen shrub with fragrant leaves and masses of small, double, deep-red flowers in spring and early summer. An interesting cut flower. Likes a sheltered, sunny position in well drained soil


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.


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A very pretty cultivar with grey green foliage and masses of double pink flowers in spring. For well-drained soil in a sunny spot, hardy in all but coldest gardens in the British Isles.

Leptospermum scoparium 'Electric Red'

Leptospermum scoparium 'Electric Red'£6.50

This cultivar has deep green foliage with a purple tinge, which intensifies in the winter. During the spring, and again in aurumn, it has masses of single deep red flowers. For well-drained soil in sunny sheltered spot.