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Sweetmaroon™ Myrtle

Myrtus communis 'Monfazred' PPAF

Pronunciation: MER-tus com-MU-nis
SKU #42174

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Description A compact, tightly branched evergreen shrub with glossy foliage that turns bright red in fall. Spring brings fragrant white flowers. Foliage is fragrant when crushed or sheared. A colorful, drought-tolerant option for low hedges or foundation plantings.
Light Full sun
Watering Water when top 3 in. of soil is dry.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Reaches 4 ft. tall and wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Waterwise, Compact Form
Growth Rate Moderate
Flower Attributes Fragrant
Patent Act Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Landscape Use Border, Hedge
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Multicolored
Care Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, shear annually to shape.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-10

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