Melaleuca wilsonii
Wilson's Honey Myrtle

Uses: Highly attractive Melaleuca with in intense clusters of pink to purple flowers in Spring. Flowers appear on older wood. Leaves have a lemon scent when bruised. Flowers attract bees.
Propagate from seed or cuttings.
Can be lightly pruned to promote a bushier shape.

This plant is indigenous to the following botanical regions of South Australia.

:MU: Murray
:SE: South Eastern
For detail on these regions refer to the user guide.

  • Height 1-2m
  • Spread 2-3m
  • Position
    • position-fullsun Full Sun
  • Family Myrtaceae
  • Botanical Name Melaleuca wilsonii
  • Common Name Wilson's Honey Myrtle
  • Origin SA, Vic
  • Habit Spreading
  • Landscape Coastal cliffs, Coastal dunes, Coastal footslopes, 2nd line coast, Hills, Plains
  • Soil Texture Clay, Loam, Sand
  • pH Acidic, Alkaline, Neutral
  • Tolerates Drought, Moderate frost
  • Supplementary Watering Minimal
  • Flower Colour Mauve
  • Flowering Time Spring
  • Flower Type Clusters
  • Purpose Shade, Ornamental, Habitat
  • Form Medium Shrub (Usually between 1.2m & 3.6m)
  • Indigenous to the Adelaide Region