Luma (Myrtus) apiculata 'Glanleam Gold' (Variegated Myrtle)
- Usually Flowers : July, August, September
Upright, bushy, evergreen shrub with peeling, reddish-brown and creamy-white bark, bearing aromatic, glossy, dark green leaves with creamy-yellow margins that are pink-tinged when young. Ht.4mt.(12ft.). Small white flowers produced from July to September giving rise to round, purple-black fruit autumn and winter. Frost tender. Best in full sun or partial shade on well-drained soil, with shelter from cold winds. Good in containers.
- Usually Flowers : March, April, May, June
- Wildlife Friendly
Rosette of basal leaves. Erect stems of orange, candelabra flowers. May to July. Ht.75cm.(2.5ft.). Grow in sun or shade and cool, moist soil. Good for watersides, boggy areas or damp borders. Deciduous.