Originating in Tasmania and parts of New Zealand, Leptospermum Scoparium (inland) can grow between 1.5 and 3 metres in height and width.
The flowers range from red, white and pink colours. Lepto. scoparium is adaptable to many different soil types and areas.
Thrives when well watered and withstand arid coastal and inland conditions.
This species is recognised as being bio-active and the honey yielded from its nectar provides honey with highly sought after medicinal properties which have been the foundation of a multi-million dollar industry in New Zealand. Australians are only just beginning to recognise the potential. see http://www.abc.net.au/landline/content/2015/s4193258.htm and http://www.abc.net.au/landline/content/2016/s4401734.htm