Melaleuca nesophila or western honey myrtle is a Western Australian melaleuca that has been cultivated extenstively elsewhere in Australia and overseas. Melaleuca nesophila grows to around 3 metres or so and has distinctive foliage and purple 'golf ball' flowers in Spring.
Western honey myrtle will adapt well to a range of heavy and sandy soils and alkaline sites. It is also moderately salt tolerant and will perform well in frontline and semi coastal sites.
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Notes on Maps.
Generally, the concentrated clusters of markers represent the geographical range where this species occurs naturally. Outlying markers and geographically disassociated markers represent observations of the species in cultivation and/or recorded in herbaria etc.
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