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Showy Honey Myrtle, Pink Melaleuca
Scientific Name: Melaleuca nesophila F.Muell.
Synonym: Myrtoleucodendron nesophyllum
Family: Myrtaceae
Showy Honey Myrtle, Pink Melaleuca (Melaleuca  nesophila) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 13,16-24
USDA: 9b-10

Sun Exposure: Full sun to light shade

Origin: South coast of Western Australia

Growth Habits: Large evergreen shrub or tree, round-headed, fast growing to 12 to 20 feet tall and wide (3.6-6 m); attractive tan, shredding paper-like bark, on twisted stems; small, sparse oval, grey-green leaves, 0.5 to 1 inch long (1.2-2.5 cm)

Watering Needs: Moderate to regular water, needs enough water to bloom well, tolerates poor drainage, dislikes drought

Propagation: Cuttings, seeds, easy

Wind and salt tolerant.

Blooming Habits:
Showy purple to lavender flowers with yellow tipped stamens, in late spring to mid summer. The brown seed capsules persist around the stem for several years.

Fruiting Habits:

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