California Gardens - The Year Round Gardening Site

Melaleuca thymifolia - Thyme Honey Myrtle

Melaleuca thymifolia the Thyme Honey Myrtle is a small shrub growing to 3 feet tall and wide. Melaleuca thymifolia grows in sun or shade. The Thyme Honey Myrtle is tolerant of most soils so long as the plants get decent drainage. Melaleuca thymifolia varieties have white through pink and purple flowers Spring into Summer. Melaleuca thymifolia is winter hardy to the low 20's°F or somewhat below.

Melaleuca thymifolia, Thyme Honey Myrtle

Purple Pink flowers and grey foliage of Melaleuca incana - Thyme Honey Myrtle. High resolution photos are part of our garden image collection.

Other Melaleuca species reviewed on this site:
Melaleuca elliptica
Melaleuca hypericifolia
Melaleuca incana
Melaleuca quinquenervia