Leptospernum scoparium 'Horizontalis'/New Zealand Tea Tree

Leptospernum scoparium 'Horizontalis' / Leptospernum scoparium 'Horizontalis'
A branch showing the dense, fine-textured foliage
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A branch showing the dense, fine-textured foliage

Fine-textured foliage

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Scientific Name: Leptospernum scoparium 'Horizontalis'
Common Name: New Zealand Tea Tree
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 5 - 10 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Dry
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Low
Maintenance Level: Low
Comments: This is a special selection of the New Zealand Tea tree which a low, dense,spreading habit of growth and produces very fine-textured foliage. The regular form is upright in its growth. White flowers appear in spring. It is sometimes used as a tall growing ground cover in areas favorable for its growth. Reported to be quite drought hardy.