- Usually Flowers : May, June
Spreading, deciduous shrub with branches in whorls, bearing toothed leaves clustered towards twig ends. Pendulous racemes of bell-shaped, cream flowers with pink veins. May to June. Ht.4.5mt.(15ft.). Leaves turn fiery shades of red and orange in autumn. Grow in sun or part shade and moist, well-drained, acid to neutral soil. Good for woodland areas.
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.