Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window), Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window), Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window). Post was not sent - check your email addresses! Entertain without the bugs! Reputed to a mosquito repellent. The information provided on the Gardening With Angus website is provided for general educational purposes about a variety of Australian plants. Leptospermum liversidgei MOZZIE LOCKER - Burringbar Rainforest Nursery Bushy shrub to 1.8M x 1.5m with flaky bark, lemon scented leaves & showy small white or pink flowers in summer. Spread 1.5m Leptospermum It is hardy to zone (UK) 8. Further disclaimer information>>, Once you have found the plant that looks right for you, the next step is where to buy it. An upright fine leafed ornamental shrub with soft pink teatree flowers. As a bonus Leptospermum Mozzie Blocker produces pink tea tree flowers along its fine stems in summer. Leptospermum Liversidgei or “Mozzie Blocker” Leptospermum Liversidgei or ‘Mozzie Blocker’ foliage has a high citronella oil content that forms a barrier for mosquitos in Summer with the scent of citronella filling the air surrounding the plant when the plant is rubbed. Leptospermum liversidgei Mozzie Blocker. Visit Bunnings for 6 plants that can repel these pests. © GardeningWithAngus.com.au MMXVI - All images and text copyright. Nursery, retail, native plants. 'Mozzie Blocker' is the perfect plant for your outdoor entertaining area, zesty citronella lemon scented, natural mosquito repellent. The leaves are strongly lemon-scented due to the presence of citronellal. Plant as hedging or screening around decks, pools, barbeque areas, or indoors as needed. Entertain without the bugs! We have Mozzie Blocker plants in stock! Leptospermum liversidgei ‘Mozzie Blocker’ – Tea Tree, Advanced Search-find the right plant for you, Best Australian native plants for pots and containers, Angus’s Plants for Aussie Birds – Grevillea speciosa, Harvesting worm castings from your worm farm video, Keeping your worm farm cool in summer video, Eurobodalla Regional Botanic Gardens -video, Kangaroo Paw Anigozanthos ‘Rampaging Roy Slaven’ video. How to make free liquid organic fertiliser -video, There is a composting method for every household! Leptospermum liversidgei Mozzie Blocker . The leaves are crowded, narrow egg-shaped and lemon-scented, mostly 5–7 mm (0.20–0.28 in) long and 1–2 mm (0.039–0.079 in) wide on a very short petiole. Plant Description: Also known as Lemon Scented Teatree, a medium size shrub with small flowers and leaves that have a soft lemon scent. Leptospermum liversidgei Mozzie Blocker. Saved from i1093.photobucket.com. Leptospermum liversidgei ‘BY11 ... Comparator: L. liversidgei ‘BY18’ Location: trials conducted at Austraflora, Montrose, VIC, Dec 97 - Jan 99. Entertain without the bugs! Below is a list of our favourite specialist nurseries. Leptospermum liversidgei is an evergreen Shrub growing to 4 m (13ft 1in). Angus recommends Bush Tucker fertiliser for native plants. We recommend you seek further advice from qualified professionals regarding your own individual circumstances. Add to Cart. Small Native Shrub Tough. Leptospermum liversidgei - ‘Mossie Blocker’ A$3.75 ‘Mozzie Blocker’ - Upright small shrub with dense fine foliage bearing masses of soft pink tea tree flowers in summer. You’ll enjoy the smell of the citronella oil as you prune, even if the mozzies don’t. Check your inbox now to confirm your subscription. An upright fine leafed ornamental shrub with soft pink teatree flowers. Other names: Citron-scented Tea-tree. Keep mozzies at bay by planting Leptospermum Mozzie Blocker near to where you spend those warm nights on decks or around the barbecue. Leptospermum liversidgei 'Mozzie Blocker' PBR: Wholesale Nurseries. Nursery, retail, native plants. If you want move them from one area to another, plant in large containers but don’t allow these to dry out.