Fowers and foliage of Burgan or White Tea-tree (Kunzea ericoides) growing in Milarri Garden.
Image: Rodney Start
Source: Museum Victoria
Burgan (Woi wurrung)
Botanical name: Kunzea ericoides
The wood can be used to make implements and weapons.
White Tea-tree is found in Victoria, Queensland and New South Wales.
This fast-growing shrub that is suitable for screening. It can grow 2–5 m tall and 2–4 m wide. Once established, it can tolerate wet and dry conditions, and can be pruned back hard.