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Leptospermum scoparium Wiri Donna


A very hardy evergreen shrub with a back drop of thick, rich green foliage with a purplish tinge, which is covered by single crimson flowers in abundance during spring.

Key Features:

Single crimson flowers, rich green foliage


Wiri Donna is very easy to grow when planted in the right position and will withstand most soil types. A hardy shrub with a low water requirement once established, tolerating frosts, coastal conditions and drought. Trim lightly after flowering and fertilise with a long term slow release fertiliser.

Plant Landscape:

With its dense growing habit, it is ideal for small hedging, also looks great when used in general garden landscaping. Great for tubs in hot patio areas

  • Growth Rate: Medium.
  • Max Height: 150 cm
  • Size: 1.5m x 1.5m.
  • Position: Full sun to part shade.
  • Origins: New Zealand
  • Water Rating: 1
  • Synonyms: Mankua Wiri Donna
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