Melaleucas right at home in the garden

Holliday, Ivan
February 2007
Australian Horticulture;Feb2007, Vol. 105 Issue 2, p28
The article features species of Melaleuca (M.) suitable for the garden. Also called as pink pom-poms, Melaleucas have been pilloried for their short flowering period. Ivan Holliday, author of "Melaleucas: A Field and Garden Guide", made a list of species. Some species mentioned are M. fabri which is noted for its yellow-tipped and mid-pink flower spikes in spring, M. fulgens and its subspecies and hybrids and M. concreta, a small- to medium-sized shrub with narrow green leaves and masses of pale yellow flower heads.


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