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 : May, June, July
Rosette of basal leaves. Rosy-red candelabra flowers on erect stems. May to
July. Ht.60cm.(2ft.). Grow in sun or shade and cool, moist soil. Good for watersides, boggy areas or damp border. Deciduous.