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Leader in ornamental trees and shrubs for Mediterranean gardens


Australian Native Plants, located in Ventura, CA, is a leader in ornamental trees and shrubs for Mediterranean gardens. Shop the online store or come visit us (by appointment only).
Melaleuca gibbosa


Rounded bushy shrub 3-6'with small pale green leaves and mauve flowers year round (mainly in spring). Snow & frost hardy. Tolerates poor drainage. Will tolerate saline conditions including coastal exposure. Prune for more compact growth habit, especially when young. Butterfly attracting. Currently only seed available.


Biological Name: Melaleuca gibbosa
Common Name: Small Leaf Paperbark
Family: Myrtaceae
Flower Color: Purple-mauve
Flower Time: Spring-early Summer
Height: 3-6' Variable
Width: 3-6'
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1 Gallon: not available
2 Gallon: not available
5 Gallon: not available
15 Gallon: not available
Mail Order Plant (online only): not available
Seeds (online only): not available
Propagation Information: Seed germinates readily. No pre-treatments required.



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