MYRTUS communis 'Compacta Variegata' Submitted by Evergreen Nursery on Thu, 08/16/2012 - 11:15am. Common Name: Variegated Dwarf Myrtle.
Plants by mail order since 1984, over 4100 plants online today! Myrtus communis " Myrtus (myrtle) is a genus of one or two species of flowering plants in the family Myrtaceae, native to southern Europe and north Africa. Myrtus communis subsp. Popular, compact tightly branched evergreen shrub with creamy-white flowers has fragrant foliage when crushed.
MYRTUS communis 'Compacta' Submitted by Evergreen Nursery on Thu, 08/27/2009 - 11:29am. Myrtus communis 'Compacta Variegata' - Variegated Dwarf Myrtle. Growth Rate: … My Burncoose. Common Name: Dwarf Myrtle. Once established, needs only occasional watering. Search. Goes well with. Basket. Myrtus communis 'Compacta' - Dwarf Myrtle . Light Needs. Myrtle, Tarentina – Myrtus communis. Dwarf Myrtle Myrtus communis 'Compacta' Sku #6217. Menu. Cultivation. Slow growing evergreen shrub makes a great low hedge. Extremely useful and dependable as a low hedge and foundation planting. Myrtus communis 'Variegata' is a bushy, upright evergreen shrub with a rounded habit once established. Myrtus communis is excellent for hedges, screens, patio planters and pots or for providing a dark green background for perennial or annual color plantings. Its ovate foliage is a glossy shade of forest green with a rich golden cream variegated edge. Grow in moderately fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun. Growth Rate: Moderate. City, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Beds and borders, Low Maintenance, Mediterranean, Containers, Wallside and trellises. The plant is an evergreen shrub or small tree, growing to 5 m tall. It is a classic for Mediterranean gardens and historic, period, scent or educational gardens; compact forms are a favorite for knot garden borders. Suggested uses. Fragrant white flowers in summer followed by purplish berries.
In June the Myrtus presents a display of sweetly scented, starry white flowers which are then followed by purple-black berries in autumn. This plant is a favorite of coastal landscapers and works as a bonsai.
In the garden Myrtle requires well drained soil in a very sheltered position, preferably against a south facing wall. Light Needs. tarentina (Tarentum myrtle) will reach a height of 1.5m and a spread of 1.5m after 10-20 years. 0. The leaf is entire, 3–5 cm long, with a fragrant essential oil.
Exposure: Full … Full sun. This smaller growing variety has starry white flowers from spring to mid-summer.
Myrtle, Tarentina – Myrtus communis is an evergreen perennial which has small aromatic leaves. Water Needs. Myrtus Communis from Burncoose Nurseries available online to buy - Information: pure white scented flowers. Notes on Myrtus communis subsp.tarentina "A compact, aromatic evergreen myrtle with pale-pink petals that frame a fibre-optic arrangement of fine stamens - each tipped in yellow - often still in flower late in the year in the shelter of a wall" Val Bourne - Garden Writer. Sun to part shade; Height 2' - 3' White, sweet-scented flowers bloom in summer; Needs good drainage; Leaves have white margin; Use for edging and low, formal hedges. Likes sun or partial shade and moderate water. It is the type genus of the family. USDA Zone ? Does well in containers. There are very few rules in gardening, but … Evergreen - glossy, oval, dark-green leaves to 5cm (2in) long.White .