Babingtonia virgata ‘Howie’s Sweet Midget’ – Heath Myrtle

This is a very useful low growing and dense shrub that is virtually maintenance free due to its naturally very compact growth habit. The tiny leaves and bun-shaped growth make it suitable as a low hedge or feature shrub with its bright green foliage and masses of small, starry, white flowers in summer. A very adaptable shrub

Family : Myrtaceae
Cultivar Name: Howie's Sweet Midget
Plant Type : Small shrub
Width : 1
Flowering Time : Summer
Soil Type : Loamy, Sandy loam, Clay loam, Poor soil
Climate Zone : Sub-tropical, Warm temperate, Cool temperate, Mediterranean
Growth Habit : Evergreen, Dense foliage, Mound-shaped
Soil Moisture : Dry, Well-drained, Moist moderate drainage
Special Uses : Bonsai, Erosion control, Pollution tolerant, Playground friendly
Scientific Name: Babingtonia virgata
Common Name : Heath Myrtle
Height : 1
Flower Color : White
pH Level : Acid, Neutral, Alkaline
Plant Environment : Low maintenance garden, Courtyard, Poolside, Container growing, Coastal garden, Drought resistant
Light : Sunny, Light shade
Lifespan : Perennial
Frost Tolerance : Tolerates light frost
Attracts Wildlife : Bees, Butterflies