Variegated Myrtle

Myrtus communis 'Variegata'

SKU
02606
The prominent creamy-white leaf edging makes this shrub a bright spot in the landscape and provides contrast to the small blue-black berries. Enjoy the spicy foliage fragrance and sweetly-scented flowers. Evergreen.
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Average Size at MaturityForms a dense shrub 8 to 10 ft. tall and wide, though easily sheared to any size or shape.
Bloom TimeSummer
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeFragrant
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorVariegated
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UsePrivacy Screen
Light NeedsFull sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Ornamental Berries, Waterwise, Year-round Interest
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 9 - 11

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