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Leptospermum polygalifoilum ssp.tropicum (Leptospermum Cardwell)

Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Rosids
Order: Myrtales
Family: Myrtaceae
Genus: Leptospermum
Species: L. polygalifolium
Binomial name: Leptospermum polygalifolium
Subspecies trinomial name: Leptospermum polygalifoilum ssp.tropicum
Synonyms: Leptospermum flavescens
Common names: Leptospermum Cardwell, Leptospermum flavescens Cardwell,

Leptospermum polygalifoilum ssp.tropicum is a hardy, weeping, evergreen. Shrub. The natural form known as Leptospermum 'Cardwell' originates, as the name suggests, in the Cardwell area of north Queensland.
It has a weeping habit and it grows up to 2 m in height. The cascading branches are covered in small, mid to light green, linear leaves that are intensely aromatic when crushed.
It produces a profusion of small creamy white, cup-shaped flowers in late spring and early summer. They are borne along the shrub’s arching branches.









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