K.obovata.JPG (36540 bytes)Kunzea obovata: is a member of the Myrtaceae family and is a shrub that may reach a height of three metres with a spread of two metres.

Branches are erect. Leaves are small, one centimetre long, one millimetre wide, oval and green. Juvenile foliage is hairy.

Flower heads are pink, globular, carried on the ends of branchlets, profuse and conspicuous. Spring is the flowering period. Prune lightly after flowering.

Kunzea obovata is an eye-catching shrub during the flowering period. The species could be cultivated in native hedges and shrubberies.

Kunzea obovata occurs in northern New South Wales and southern Queensland.

Propagate from cuttings.

 

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