Dwarf Myrtle


Evergreen compact myrtle with fragrant leaves and flowers. Makes a good topiary plant.

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Myrtus communis ‘Compacta” 

Very useful in warm climates as a fragrant evergreen hedge or accent plant.  Creamy white fragrant flowers appear in summer followed by dark blue to black berries.  Quite often in appears in Biblical gardens or is grown for historical reasons since it is the myrtle so often mentioned in ancient writings.  A good container plant as well as good for topiary. Plant in part shade but can take full sun if it’s watering needs are met. Likes most any soil as long as it is well drained. Tender Perennial.  Hardy in zones 9-11.  Plants are shipped in 3 1/2-inch containers.

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Weight 4 lbs