OTHER: NEW ZEALAND TEA
LATIN NAME: LEPTOSPERMUM SCOPARIUM
This evergreen shrub has beautiful hot pink flowers that bloom profusely during mid spring and early fall. It attracts butterflies and is ideally used as a hedge or screen due to it reaching 6-10 feet in height (6-8 feet wide).
Amount of Sunlight: Full sun to partial shade
Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme Heat
Soil Conditions: Prefers dry, well-drained soil
Cold Hardiness Zone: 9-11
This low-maintenance evergreen needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. The first year of growth requires watering weekly. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly. Shear annually to maintain desired shape.