Melaleuca linariifolia Sm.

Flax Leaf Paperbark

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Melaleuca linariifolia is usually a hardy tree to about 8 metres in height. It is widely available in general horticulture and is used for both home gardens and in landscaping. A number of shrubby forms are known and some are in general cultivation. These include "Snowstorm", a shrub to 1.5 metres and "Sea Foam" , a larger plant to 2.5 metres.... source: Australian Native Plants Society (Australia)

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