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Southern Wax Myrtle - Morella cerifera




Southern Wax Myrtle, Morella cerifera, is a wispy, 6-12″, multi-trunked, evergreen shrub. The leaves, a light olive-green, have a spicy fragrance. Pale blue berries occur on female plants in the winter, and the bark is a handsome gray to sometimes white. This plant makes a great substitute to non-native Crepe Myrtles.

Southern Wax Myrtle - Morella cerifera

  • Zone: 7-10

    Spread: 8-10 ft.

    Height: 10-15 ft.

    Sun: Full sun to partial shade

    Water: Average to wet

    Attracts: Birds, Butterflies

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