tropicum x L. ‘Rhiannon’) A medium, weeping shrub with bright green, crowded foliage. The small, white flowers are pretty but not very conspicuous and followed by woody capsules. ... Tolerant of light frosts, extended dry periods and pruning. Pruning is recommended after flowering. The soft, pendulous branches bear long, slender leaves that start coppery, then turn green. Exit Shopping Cart Leptospermum scoparium ‘Snow White’ (Tea Tree) is a compact-rounded, densely branched, evergreen shrub with small, aromatic (when crushed), needle-like, gray-green leaves often tinged with pink in cool weather. Leptospermum petersonii. Leaves often strongly lemon-scented, narrow-elliptic to lanceolate, usually 20–40 mm long, 2–5 mm wide, flat or recurved, mostly glabrous; apex usually retuse; base tapering; sessile. It makes an excellent street tree where it is adapted. Establishes quickly making it ideal for new gardens. Thank you for your business! Description. Leptospermum polygalifolium ‘Copper Glow’ A great hardy plant with beautifully arching branches clothed in copper coloured foliage. In late spring and early summer, a profusion of pure white fully double flowers adorned with green centers are borne along the stems. The new foliage is a copper/bronze colour. Hardy in most well drained soils in an open or part sunny position. Leptospermum 'Pageant' (Hybrid L.polygalifolium ssp. Deep Purple Tea tree flowers appear in spring. Lemon scented teatree. Leptospermum petersonii, commonly known as Australian Rose (lemon-scented tea-tree), is a rare little tree, naturally occurring in lowland or floodplain areas in Northern New South Wales. Leptospermum petersonii - lemon scented tea-tree DESCRIPTION: Small native tree with bright green fine scented foliage and small white flowers along the young branches spring and summer. Previous literature proposed the existence of three chemical varieties of this species, based on the composition of its EO ( Brophy et al., 2000 ). Leptospermum petersonii F.M.Bailey APNI* . Leaves and stems contain essential oils used in candle and soap making. Spread 1.5-2m Leptospermum petersonii Leptospermum Petersonii – Lemon Scented Tea Tree. Leptospermum petersonii . USE IN: Native and coastal gardens as a feature or for light screening. Plant type: evergreen tree or shrub Hardiness zones: 9-11 Sunlight: hot overhead sun Soil Moisture: dry for extended periods to constantly moist Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline Tolerances: light frost This plant is also belongs from Myrtaceae family and native to eastern parts of Australia. Excellent screen, windbreak and hedge. It has many small white flowers that decorate the tree in early summer. Leptospermum petersonii ( Lemon-Scented Tea-Tree ) A fast growing, somewhat pendulous, evergreen small tree, reaching a maximum size of 66 x 15 feet, that is native to Australia's east coast. Leptospermum petersonii is a popular small plant known for its different common names within several regions such as: lemon tea Tree, lemon scented tea tree, lemon-scented tea tree and common tea tree. Height 1-1.5m. Leptospermum petersonii or the Lemon Scented Tea Tree is a vigorous, fast growing, tall shrub with handsome foliage that is intensely aromatic (lemon).. The lemon-scented, aromatic, lance-shaped leaves, up to 3 inches in length, are green. You should be receiving an order confirmation from Paypal shortly. Description: Shrub or small tree to c. 5 m high, bark flaky, persistent and fibrous, younger stems hirsute, soon glabrous. Great small tree for small gardens. Leaves can be used as a tea substitute. A beautiful Australian native tree with a shrubby habit. 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