Description The Coastal Tea-tree is a shrub or gnarled tree growing 1.5 m to 6 m tall. The grey-green leaves are obovate and up to 2 cm long and about 6 mm wide. Flowers are produced in winter and spring from July to October. Each flower is white-pink with 5 petals and about 15 mm to 20 mm in diameter. The fruit capsules are about 7 mm in diameter.
Distribution The Coastal Tea-tree is originally from coastal areas of New South Wales, eastern Victoria and north-eastern Tasmania. It is now also found in eastern Queensland, southern South Australia, and south west Western Australia. It is also naturalised in other parts of the world.