Babingtonia tozerensis: is a member of the Myrtaceae family. The species has been available in nurseries for someB.tozerensis.JPG (33401 bytes) time as Baeckea Mt. Tozer. Many Baeckeas, including this species, have been moved to the Babingtonia genus.

Babingtonia tozerensis is a beautiful, small, spreading shrub that will reach a maximum height of 1.5 metres.

The leaves are elliptical to broadly oval, shiny dark green and aromatic. Flowers are similar in appearance to small tea tree blooms, white and carried in clusters of four to nine along the branches. Summer is the main flowering period.

Growth habit, foliage and flowers are all attractive features. Light pruning, after flowering, is appreciated.

Babingtonia tozerensis comes from Mount Tozer, Cape York Peninsula in north Queensland.  

Babingtonia tozerensis would be an ideal shrub in the foreground of native garden beds.

Propagate from cuttings.

 

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