Melaleuca armillaris (is a medium sized wide frost hardy perennial evergreen shrub with white flowers in mid Summer. It grows well in semi-shade and direct sun, and prefers medium levels of water. The flowers are arranged in a ) inflorescence. It has high drought tolerance.
Melaleuca armillaris grows in soils ranging from a pH of 5.5 (very acidic ranges from 5.2 to 5.5) to 7.5 (neutral ranges from 6.6 to 7.5). It is adapted to clay loam, loam, loamy sand, sandy clay loam and sandy loam soils.
This is a decumbent shrub has an ultimate height of 5m / 16.4ft and spread of 4m / 13.1ft. It can take 16-20 years to reach its ultimate height.
It has green leaves.
The plant prefers a sheltered situation.
A moderate pleasant scent is emitted from the flower.
Arbor or trellis, attracting bees, borders, city courtyard garden, conservatory, container plant, drought resistant, flowering tree and wall side.
Melaleuca armillaris has green bark with a flaky texture.
Fruit and seed
The fruit is green. There is a medium fruit/seed abundance beginning in Summer and ending in Autumn.
Propagation techniques include seed.
Australia, Victoria. Australia, South Australia.-6°C / 21.2F to 16-20 years 5m / 16.4ft 4m / 13.1ft
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