Also known as:
- Woolly Tea Tree
low, drought tolerant
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Description by: The Desert Northwest
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Here's a plant for those of you who like your tea woolly. This small tree (eventually to 15') has small woolly grey-green leaves and showy white late spring flowers, and an appealing, upright but somewhat irregular growth habit. Vigorous and easy to grow, it will handle temperatures down to about 10 – 15 °F, lower in hot climates.
Description by: Xera Plants
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COLD HARDY FORM of the "Wooly Tea Tree" from Australia. Fast growing evergreen shrub to 10' tall and 6' wide it is excellent as a sheared hedge or specimen. Silver leaves are aromatic when bruised. Showy 1" white flowers in June followed by interesting woody seed capsules. Full sun and occasional summer water. Deerproof. Plant 2' apart for a thick hedge. Sweet smelling leaves make pruning a pleasure. Tip prune to encourage density.