Cinnamon Myrtle - Plant Native!

Cinnamon Myrtle

Backhousia myrtifolia

Dense, hardy large mass flowering shrub to small tree

FEATURES: Masses of small, fluffy, cream flowers cover the shrub through winter, spring and summer. The large, greenish outer part of the flower remains even after the flowers have faded. Dense, dark green, fine-textured foliage is copper coloured in new growth.

CONDITIONS: Will grow in full sun or partial shade in moist, well drained soil. Tolerant of light frosts. Salty coastal winds should be avoided.

PLANTING IDEAS AND USES:

  • use for screen planting
  • handy background plant
Plant size

Small Tree

Flower Time in Summer

Summer

Flower Time in Winter

Winter

Flower Time in Spring

Spring

Bird Attracting

Bird Attracting

Full Sun

Full Sun

Part Shade

Part Shade

Hedging

Hedging

Clay Soil

Clay Soil

Sandy Soil

Sandy Soil

Drought Tolerant

Drought Tolerant

Fragrant

Fragrant

Wind Break

Wind Break

Frost Hardy

Frost Hardy