Chenille honey-myrtle

Chenille Honey-Myrtle (Melaleuca huegelii)

Chenille Honey-myrtle is a shrub or small tree which grows on coastal limestone.  It is highly regarded for its showy flower-spikes.  Pink buds compliment cylinders of white flowers, produced in late spring and early summer.

Ref: “Leaf and branch: trees and tall shrubs of Perth” by Robert Powell. Published by the Western Australian Department of Environment and Conservation, 2009.