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Myrtus lechleriana

Type Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Flowering
Form N/A
Size N/A
Colours White Flowers (Summer early)
Care Some Maintenance Required
Hardiness Half hardy, Drought Tolerant
Growth Slow Growing Plant
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Myrtus lechleriana - Cultivation Notes

This tender evergreen shrub requires a sheltered location in full sun, ideally on a free draining soil including chalk. Avoid planting in exposed locations, preferring a sheltered spot, preferably in full sun. Can be clipped to shape in spring.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Myrtus lechleriana:

  • Sun loving drought tolerant plant
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Architectural plant – ideal as a ‘stand out’ plant
  • Attractive form or foliage for all year interest
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