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Common Name: Heath Myrtle
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Evergreen to 1.2m. Small white flowers spring/summer. Attractive compact foliage, tub specimen. Hardy, frost & wind tolerant. Most well drained, rich soils. Full sun. Small evergreen shrub with light green foliage. Mildly salt tolerant and can be grown as a tub or patio plant. Some pruning will be required to keep a compact form. Slightly scented flowers will attract birds & insects.
This is a type of Australian "Bush Food" or "Bush Tucker". The leaves of Babingtonia virgata varieties can be used to make an aromatic tea with sedative effects, but are not edible.
This product cannot be sold into South Australia due to quarantine restrictions.
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