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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 violacea


Attractive dwarf shrub, usually flat-topped with purplish new growth. Branches are often horizontal and layering with small green ovate-cordate sessile leaves and violet flowers. Some forms are more upright to 5'. Hardy to most soils and situations but appreciates a drink in the dry periods! Responds well to pruning. Excellent for smaller gardens or containers.


Biological Name: Melaleuca violacea
Common Name: Violet Paperbark
Family: Myrtaceae
Flower Color: Purple
Flower Time: Spring - early summer
Height: 1-5'
Width: 3-6'
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Seeds (online only): $8.00add to cart
Propagation Information: Seed germinates readily without pre-treatments. Cover seed lightly after sowing and drench seed with a fungicide to prevent "damping off".



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Hardenbergia, Acacia, Senna and Casuarinas have nitrogen-fixing nodules on their root systems to help provide nitrogen for other plants close to them?

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