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Southern Wax Myrtle
Myrica cerifera

Type of Plant Shrub
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Sun/Shade needs Full sun to partial shade
Water needs Moderate
Drought Tolerant So-So
Perennial/Annual Perennial
Size at Maturity 15-25' tall x 20-25' wide
Flowers Blooms in late winter
Special Note

Fast growing.

Can stand most soil types and the hotter season. Like most plants, the myrtle enjoys a good watering during the hotter months.

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Greek Myrtle
Myrtus communis

Type of Plant Shrub
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Sun/Shade needs Full sun preferred
Water needs Moderate
Drought Tolerant So-So
Perennial/Annual Perennial
Size at Maturity 3-5' tall
Flowers White flowers in Spring/ Berries in Fall
Special Note

Can handle partial shade.

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Dwarf Myrtle
Myrtus communis compacta


Type of Plant Shrub
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Sun/Shade needs Full sun to partial shade
Water needs Moderate
Drought Tolerant So-So
Perennial/Annual Perennial
Size at Maturity 4' tall
Flowers White flowers in spring/Berries in Fall
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Dwarf Wax Myrtle
Mryica Cerifera "Don's Dwarf"

Dwarf Wax Myrtle

Type of Plant Shrub
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Sun/Shade needs Full sun to partial shade
Water needs Low
Drought Tolerant Yes
Perennial/Annual Perennial
Size at Maturity 3-4' tall and wide
Flowers  
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