Dwarf Tea Bush
Leptospermum scoparium ‘Cherry Brandy’
Leptospermum scoparium ‘Cherry Brandy’ or Dwarf Tea Bush. With their dark, plum-coloured leaves and dense foliage of the miniature tea bush make it a superb little shrub for sunny gardens. The richly-coloured foliage is shown to best advantage if contrasting pale yellow, gold and silver plants are grown next to it or around its base. In winter and spring the bush is smothered in small cherry-red flowers. It can grow to a metre or more in height and is cold and frost resistant. Do not let young plants dry out.
Evergreen and hardy it makes a great feature or container plant. Plant with acid compost
- Leptospermum scoparium ‘Cherry Brandy’
- Attractive flowers and foliage
- Ideal for container planting
- Plant in full sun