Wax myrtle is an airy, evergreen shrub with elongated stems of small leaves and is very heat and drought tolerant. It can be used in a dwarf variety, large shrub or even small tree form. Best used as a hedge or linear grouping, it also has aromatic foliage and can produce small, blue-gray berries in the fall.
Pros: Evergreen, drought tolerant, fragrant
Cons: Can suffer freeze damage in severe winters
Size: 3-6' ht. x 4-8' wide
Bloom Color: Light blue-gray berries
Fall Color: None
Water Needs: Low-Normal