A dense mounding shrub with fine lime-green lemon-scented leaves tipped seasonally with pink to red new growth on bright red stems. Dainty white butterfly attracting tea-tree flowers appear across the plant in spring. Suited to cool temperate to sub-tropical climates in moist well drained clay or sandy loam neutral to light acid pH. Use as a low hedge along pathways or in narrow garden beds or in decorative containers on decks or balconies. An annal trim is all this plant require to keep it tidy.