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Baeckea brevifolia


Order: Myrtales
   Family: Myrtaceae
            Genus: Baeckea
                        Specie: Baeckea brevifolia

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 3 ft (1 m)

Cultivation: Moist well-drained soil

Features: Tiny oval leaves; masses of flowers along stems in summer

Uses: Containers Rock gardens Shrub borders

Zones: 9-11

Description: A small bushy shrub growing to a height and spread of about 3 ft (1 m), Baeckea brevifolia is native to eastern Australia where it grows mostly in coastal heath. The tiny oval leaves are stem-clasping and it bears a profusion of dainty white or pin

Growth Habit: Bushy habit

Comments: Prune regularly to keep in good shape

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