Ulladulla Beacon - Plant Native!

Ulladulla Beacon

Melaleuca hypericifolia prostrate

Excellent quick-growing, low spreading small shrub.

Attractive oval leaves turn reddish-bronze in winter. Masses of rusty orange-red bottlebrush flowers appear amongst long arching branches. Attracts nectar eating birds.

Extremely hardy and tolerant of dry to waterlogged soils, filtered sunlight, light frost and coastal exposure. An excellent groundcover for banks and difficult situations. Ideal for waterwise gardens and rockeries.

Plant size

small shrub

Flower Time in Summer

Summer

Flower Time in Spring

Spring

Bird Attracting

Bird Attracting

Full Sun

Full Sun

Part Shade

Part Shade

Good for Tubs

Good for Tubs

Wet Areas

Wet Areas

Clay Soil

Clay Soil

Drought Tolerant

Drought Tolerant

Coastal

Coastal

Frost Hardy

Frost Hardy