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Myrtus communis subsp. tarentina 'Variegata'

Common Name: Variegated Tarentum Myrtle

Plant Family: Myrtaceae

Myrtus communis subsp. tarentina 'Variegata'
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Price:  £6.50

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Size/Qty:  9cm pot


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy to minus 5 deg. C
Position/ Situation:  Sunny Border
Sun/ Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Planting Style:  evening twilight
Season of Interest:  All year round
Scent:  Scented Leaves
Flower Colour:  White
Leaf Colour:  Variegated
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Evergreen:  Yes
Soil Type:  Heavy/Clay
Soil PH:  No preference
Bee and Butterfly:  Bee
Rabbit & Deer Resistance:  Not Known To Be Resistant
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus


An upright evergreen Myrtle with masses of small leaves attractively variegated white and green. Can be trimmed to shape or used for hedging. Needs a sheltered position in full sun and very well-drained soil.


Mainland UK  £8.50-£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1-IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value applies please click here for details) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10    

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


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