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Twiggy Heath Myrtle
Baekea virgata
Very hardy, bushy erect shrub that grows to 3.5 metres. Profuse small white flowers occur in clusters in spring and summer. Prefers a lightly shaded position in well-drained soil. Great for hedges or tubs.
Width
0.5 to 1m
Height
1 to 2m
Category
Shrub
Water Needs
900 to 1400mm
Light Needs
Sun
Maintenance
Low
Bore water Tolerance
Unknown
Frost Tolerance
Unknown
Greywater Tolerance
No
Edible
Unknown
Perfume
Unknown
Aromatic
Unknown
Colours
Flower Colour
White
Foliage Colour
Dark Green
Climate Zones
Dry Subtropical Dry Tropical Humid Subtropical Humid Tropical Temperate
Soil Type
Loam
Soil Additional
Well drained
Abcission (when it makes a mess eg. drops leaves)
Evergreen
Attracts
Birds
Image License
"White Almond Bush at Grandiflora Nursery" by Gardening Solutions is licensed under CC BY-NC 2.0