Myrtus communis- “Common Myrtle”
An evergreen large shrub or small tree with small aromatic, glossy leaves. White fragrant starry flowers appear from mid spring to earlt summer and are followed by purplish black berries. A hardy shrub which is ideal for hedging and screening.
It reaches 3m high with a spread of 2m.
Position: Prefers a sunny to partly shaded position in moist, well drained soil.