Australian Native Plants

Australian Native Plants - Melaleuca





Melaleuca huegelii
(Chenille Honey Myrtle)
Melaleuca huegelii
Height
 1m - 8m
Spread
 2m - 6m
The Chenille Honey Myrtle is a medium to large shrub or small tree. There are two subspecies - Melaleuca huegelii huegelii which has white flowers and M. huegelii pristicensis which has mauve to pink flowers. The plant produces profuse clusters of... Read more >
Melaleuca lanceolata
(Dryland Tea-tree)
Melaleuca lanceolata
Height
 3m - 8m
Spread
 3m - 5m
The Dryland Tea-tree is a dense shrub or small tree growing to about 8m. The bark is rough and hard. Young branchlets are hairy. The alternate leaves are linear to narrow-elliptic with pointed tips, and grow to 5mm to 15mm long and 1mm to 3mm wide.... Read more >
Melaleuca styphelioides
(Prickly Paperbark)
Melaleuca styphelioides
Height
 8m - 10m
Spread
 6m - 8m
The Prickly Paperbark or Prickly-leaved Tea Tree is a tall upright shrub or tree with papery white or light brown bark that peels off in large strips. The leaves are alternate and ovate, growing to 7mm to 15mm long and 3mm to 6mm wide. There are... Read more >
Melaleuca trichophylla Melaleuca trichophylla
Height
 0.3m - 1m
Spread
 0.6m - 2m
Melaleuca trichophylla is a small spreading shrub from Western Australia. It produces globular clusters of pink, reddish pink or purple flowers in late winter to early summer in its natural range. Some plants are rounded shrubs, but can be sparse... Read more >