Joy Creek Nursery

813-002D4   Myrtus communis subsp. tarentina  

Myrtus communis subsp. tarentina
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Myrtus communis subsp. Tarentina is a compact form of myrtle with semi-glossy, narrow, green leaves that are aromatic when crushed. During the winter, the evergreen foliage takes on reddish tones. The white flowers are blushed with pink. This is a terrific small shrub for a hot, dry site.

Summer to early autumn.  3 ft. x 3 ft.

White flowers

Sun     Zones (7), 8, 9

20300 NW Watson Road  Scappoose, OR 97056
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