Dried Flower Anthemis


Leptospermum laevigatum

Upright shrub with slender branches and small stiff leaves. In spring they are most attractive with a profusion of white or pinkish flowers.


Common Name(s) Tea-tree
Height Up to 30 feet.
Propagation By seed or cuttings.
Cultivation Full sun in very well drained soil.
Harvest Cut Lepto just before flowers are completely opened.
Drying Lepto must be preserved with glycerin and thus dyed.
Uses Lepto is a very nice bright dried flower accents.

Leptospermum are evergreen shrubs or small trees of Australia or New Zealand, belonging to the Myrtle Family. They are grown outdoors in the warmest parts of the U.S. (e.g. California).

Similar to the Australian dried flower Ti-tree, but softer.

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