Description Leptospermum rupestre is a shrub growing to 2 m tall. In alpine areas it is often prostrate. The leaves are elliptic and grow 2 mm to 9 mm long and up to 3 mm wide. Flowers are produced in summer from January to February. The flowers are white with 5 petals and up to 10 mm in diameter. The fruit capsules are about 5 mm in diameter.