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Myrtus communis 'Variegata'

Common Name: Variegated Common Myrtle

Plant Family: Myrtaceae

Myrtus communis 'Variegata'
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Price:  £6.50
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8 in stock

Size/Qty:  9 cm pot


Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy to minus 5 deg. C
Position/ Situation:  Sunny Border
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Planting Style:  evening twilight
Season of Interest:  All year round
Scent:  Scented Leaves
Flower Colour:  White
Leaf Colour:  Variegated
Height:  large (up to 12 feet)
Evergreen:  Yes
Soil Type:  Heavy/Clay
Soil PH:  No preference
Resistance to Honey Fungus:  Resistant to Honey Fungus


Rounded, variegated, evergreen shrub with fragrant leaves. From July to August, scented, fluffy white flowers appear and are followed by black berries in autumn if it has been a long warm summer. Grow in a sunny spot sheltered from cold winds in well drained soil. Remove any unwanted growth in late spring.


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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