Leptospermum 'Pagent'

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Leptospermum and Relatives

The 'Leptospermum Alliance' is a group of plants in the myrtle family (Myrtaceae). It includes many well known and widely cultivated plants including Leptospermum itself (tea trees), Callistemon (bottlebrushes), and Melaleuca (paperbarks).

  • Background - the characteristics of the Leptospermum alliance.
  • Propagation - growing from seed, cuttings and grafting.
  • Cultivation - tips for successful cultivation in a range of climates.
  • Plant Profiles - information on selected species and cultivars, including photographs.
  • Further Information - books, journals and online resources.
  • Callistemon - exploring a popular member of the Leptospermum alliance.
  • Melaleuca - exploring a popular member of the Leptospermum alliance.