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Botanical Name: Myrtus communis
Common Name(s): Common myrtle
Categories: Shrubs and Perennials
Bushy, medium-sized, evergreen shrub with shiny, dark green pointed leaves with a distinct aroma. During summer, it produces star-shaped, pure white flowers with massed, brush like stamens, followed by blue-black berries. Slow growing and drought tolerant.
Botanical Pronunciation: MUR-tus kum-YOU-niss