Myrtus communis ‘Compacta’

Dwarf Myrtle
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Plant Type

Shrub

Evergreen-Deciduous

Evergreen

Mature Height & Spread

2-4′ Tall x 2-4′ Wide

Exposure

Full Sun to Partial

Water

Low water once established

Flower Color

Creamy-white

Bloom Time

Summer

Special Features

Deer Resistant, Tolerates Coastal Conditions, Shade Tolerant

Container Sizes

#1, #5, #15

Sunset Garden Zones

8-24

Minimum USDA Hardiness Zone

9

Versatile, slow-growing evergreen shrub with an abundance of creamy-white blooms in spring. Excellent selection for a small hedge. Prefers full sun, but will tolerate partial shade. Also tolerant of coastal conditions. Plant in well-draining soil. Low water requirement, once established.

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