Our Plant of the Month for February is the stunning Leptospermum rubrum nana or Dwarf Red Tea Tree.
This is a compact growing shrub with fine slender dark burgundy foliage and an abundance of small hot pink tea tree flowers in Winter and Spring. This plant looks great in native gardens and will give you year round colour. You can grow in pots, as a single specimen or it will also look great as a low care border or hedge plant. Once established the Dwarf Red Tea Tree will require very little maintenance. It grows well in full sun to part shade , tolerates light frost and is drought resistant. Leptospermum rubrum nana will grow 1 metre x 1 metre.