common myrtle


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Noun1.common myrtle - European shrub with white or rosy flowers followed by black berriescommon myrtle - European shrub with white or rosy flowers followed by black berries
genus Myrtus, Myrtus - type genus of the Myrtaceae
myrtle - any evergreen shrub or tree of the genus Myrtus
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TIP OF THE WEEK: Although Japanese boxwood is generally chosen when a low hedge plant is sought, the common myrtle (Myrtus communis) is a wiser choice for our climate.
The common myrtle (Myrtus communis), another Mediterranean herb, will eventually grow into an 8-foot tree with smooth, mottled bark, sparkling white and gold flowers, purple fruit, and aromatic, diamond shaped leaves.
Many of these will be familiar to Los Angeles gardeners, including: sago palm, Japanese maple, bougainvillea, bamboo, cotoneaster, jade plant, Ficus benjamina and Ficus nitida, fuchsia, ginkgo, crepe myrtle, common myrtle, orange jasmine (Murraya), Nandina domestica, olive, Japanese black pine, Podocarpus macrophyllus, pomegranate, pyracantha, azalea, Chinese elm and wisteria.