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Rough Honey-myrtle

Rough Honey-myrtle is an easy-to-grow, medium shrub with attractive purple flowers.

Medium Shrub Suitable for Pots Birds Flowers

Noongar Name: Unknown

Scientific Name: Melaleuca scabra 

Performance: Easy to grow

Size: Medium shrub with a maximum height 1.5m

Flower: Pink/Purple

Flowering Time: Djilba – Birak (Sep – Dec)

Natural Distribution: Grows in the Southwest of WA

Growing at a Glance

See Growing Guide for more detail

Position: Adaptable to sunny and light-shade positions

Watering: A waterwise, drought-hardy plant.

Feeding: Fertiliser not required.

Pruning: Generally not needed.Tip pruning a couple of times a year.

Invited Guests

This provides habitat for Invertebrates, Birds, Reptiles, and Frogs


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