Melaleuca thymifolia Cotton Candy

Melaleuca thymifolia Cotton Candy also goes by the name Honey Myrtle, or honey bum (just joking) and is a small flowering native shrub that has the cutest fluffy pink flowers that look like fairy floss. She is a toughie and can withstand droughts, frosts and coastal conditions. A low-growing hedge or border plant to attract wildlife like birds, bees and butterflies.

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Description

This native beauty can bounce back from drought, wind, and even light frost. Place her in a rockery, group plantings, or as a low hedge and watch her glow. She has pink fairy floss flowers that are long-lasting, super pretty, appear all year round, and will attract wildlife like birds, butterflies, and bees. The melaleuca thrives in almost any soil with little attention needed and is usually free from pests and diseases.

Please note unfortunately due to biosecurity regulations we cannot ship this product to South Australia

  • Description
  • This native beauty can bounce back from drought, wind, and even light frost. Place her in a rockery, group plantings, or as a low hedge and watch her glow. She has pink fairy floss flowers that are long-lasting, super pretty, appear all year round, and will attract wildlife like birds, butterflies, and bees. The melaleuca thrives in almost any soil with little attention needed and is usually free from pests and diseases.

    Please note unfortunately due to biosecurity regulations we cannot ship this product to South Australia

  • Quick Facts
  • What to use me for: If its is an indoor, border plant, hedge, screening etc.

    I grow to: 1-1.2m high, 1-2m wide 

    Where to place me: Full sun to part shade

    My features: I am drought, frost, salt, and wind tolerant. 

    Please take care when choosing your plants. Some plants are poisonous and individuals may be more sensitive or react differently.

  • Size
  • I am currently 15-25cm tall in a 42mm nursery tube 

  • Growing
  • Drink preferences: I actually am drought tolerant but don't mind if I get the occasional wet feet 

    Soil needs: I am easy going and don't have any specific needs but I do prefer a well draining potting mix 

    Tips and tricks: You can give me a light trim every so often to encourage a nice dense growth and keep me tidy

    I look good with: I look good mixed with a bunch of other native friends like Westringia, Myoporum, Lomandra, Grevillea and Brachyscome 

  • Delivery
  • Our plants are beautifully grown, mature tube stock with well-developed roots. They are guaranteed sun-hardened, can be planted directly into the ground and are excellent performers for your garden - it's our plant promise guarantee!

    We carefully package your plants into a customised box to ensure safe transport, healthy plants and fast, free delivery to your door.

    Please note unfortunately due to biosecurity regulations we cannot ship this product to South Australia

     

Description

This native beauty can bounce back from drought, wind, and even light frost. Place her in a rockery, group plantings, or as a low hedge and watch her glow. She has pink fairy floss flowers that are long-lasting, super pretty, appear all year round, and will attract wildlife like birds, butterflies, and bees. The melaleuca thrives in almost any soil with little attention needed and is usually free from pests and diseases.

Please note unfortunately due to biosecurity regulations we cannot ship this product to South Australia

Quick Facts

What to use me for: If its is an indoor, border plant, hedge, screening etc.

I grow to: 1-1.2m high, 1-2m wide 

Where to place me: Full sun to part shade

My features: I am drought, frost, salt, and wind tolerant. 

Please take care when choosing your plants. Some plants are poisonous and individuals may be more sensitive or react differently.

Size

I am currently 15-25cm tall in a 42mm nursery tube 

Growing

Drink preferences: I actually am drought tolerant but don't mind if I get the occasional wet feet 

Soil needs: I am easy going and don't have any specific needs but I do prefer a well draining potting mix 

Tips and tricks: You can give me a light trim every so often to encourage a nice dense growth and keep me tidy

I look good with: I look good mixed with a bunch of other native friends like Westringia, Myoporum, Lomandra, Grevillea and Brachyscome 

Delivery

Our plants are beautifully grown, mature tube stock with well-developed roots. They are guaranteed sun-hardened, can be planted directly into the ground and are excellent performers for your garden - it's our plant promise guarantee!

We carefully package your plants into a customised box to ensure safe transport, healthy plants and fast, free delivery to your door.

Please note unfortunately due to biosecurity regulations we cannot ship this product to South Australia

 

Quick Facts

What to use me for: If its is an indoor, border plant, hedge, screening etc.

I grow to: 1-1.2m high, 1-2m wide 

Where to place me: Full sun to part shade

My features: I am drought, frost, salt, and wind tolerant. 

Please take care when choosing your plants. Some plants are poisonous and individuals may be more sensitive or react differently.

Size

I am currently 15-25cm tall in a 42mm nursery tube 

Growing

Drink preferences: I actually am drought tolerant but don't mind if I get the occasional wet feet 

Soil needs: I am easy going and don't have any specific needs but I do prefer a well draining potting mix 

Tips and tricks: You can give me a light trim every so often to encourage a nice dense growth and keep me tidy

I look good with: I look good mixed with a bunch of other native friends like Westringia, Myoporum, Lomandra, Grevillea and Brachyscome 

Delivery

Our plants are beautifully grown, mature tube stock with well-developed roots. They are guaranteed sun-hardened, can be planted directly into the ground and are excellent performers for your garden - it's our plant promise guarantee!

We carefully package your plants into a customised box to ensure safe transport, healthy plants and fast, free delivery to your door.

Please note unfortunately due to biosecurity regulations we cannot ship this product to South Australia

 

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