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Xanthostemon verticillatus, Little Penda

Xanthostemon verticillatus

Little Penda
Family: Myrtaceae
Origin: Southeastern Australia
Large shrub 5-10 ft tallSmall tree 10-20 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite, off-white flowersFragrantAttracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Medium open slow growing shrub. It has very showy, cream flowers and beautiful dark green foliage. The flowers also have an attractive fragrance.

Another related tree is

Xanthostemon chrysanthus.

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