Morella cerifera ~ Wax Myrtle - Delivered By ServeScape
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Morella cerifera ~ Wax Myrtle-ServeScape

Wax Myrtle

Myrica cerifera


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Wax Myrtle is an upright multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with aromatic glossy olive green foliage.  The flowers are inconspicuous but fragrant and the female flowers give way to clusters of blue-grey berries that persist into winter.  Best in full sun and moist soils.  Can be considered a fire hazard in some areas, as the aromatic compounds of the foliage and stems are flammable.

Type: 

Shrub

Origins:

Caribbean and SE N. America; GA Native

Height: 

10’ - 15’ 

Spread: 

8’ - 10’

Spacing: 

8’

USDA Hardiness Zone: 

7-10 

Culture: 

Full SunPart Sun

Bloom Color: 

Green

Season of Interest: 

Year-Round

MAINTENANCE NEEDS:  Low maintenance plant.  Leaf browning, leaf anthracnose, and leaf mosaic can be issues.  Can tolerate both drought and wet soils.

LANDSCAPE USES: Accents and Group Plantings,  BordersRock Gardens, Woodland Gardens, Naturalized Areas, Wildlife Garden, Ponds and Streams, Hedges, Foundation Plantings, and Containers.

COMPANION PLANTS: Dogwood, Sedge, Turtlehead

Image: Homer Edward Price, Wax Myrtle (5598839629), CC BY 2.0

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