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Common Name: Chilean Guava, Murta, Murtilla.
Plant Family: Myrtaceae
1 in stock
Size/Qty: 9 cm pots
An evergreen shrub related to the Myrtle with small leathery leaves and dainty pink flowers followed by scented dark red berries which can be made into jam. Apparently favoured by Queen Victoria. Grow in a sheltered sunny spot in well drained soil.
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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);
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
Plant Collection for Ground Cover/Underplanting in Shade£33.00
Our selection of 6 hardy perennials for ground cover in shade.
A rarely offered slightly tender perennial for a sunny border. Long flowering and good for bees!
From Chile & Argentina where it is becoming rare in the wild due to habitat loss. An evergreen tree or large shrub with leathery leaves, scented when crushed, & typical fluffy white Myrtle flowers followed by black berries. Sheltered sunny site.
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