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Image of Murraya paniculata

Forest & Kim Starr

(Orange Jasmine)

A mass of dark-green foliage year around, ‘Lakeview’ is most noticed when the fragrant, citrusy, white flowers dot the shrub heavily during the warm months. A selection of a large evergreen shrub from southern Asia that has become naturalized throughout southeastern Asia and Australia, it is commonly used as a hedge because of its upright yet rounded habit. It is often sold as a standard (pruned to a tall, bare trunk and a branching, leafy top) for patio containers.

The leaves are compound--made...

Image of Mussaenda

James Burghardt

(Lady Flower)

Sometimes called a pink-flowering summer poinsettia, Queen Sirikit satinbush bears small starry yellow flowers that are overpowered by showy light pink, rose-edged modified leaves. Upright, multi-branched and mop-headed in its bushy canopy, it is a hybrid semi-evergreen shrub that is tender to frost. Named after the queen of Thailand, 'Queen Sirikit' is the result of crossing the west African Mussaenda erythrophylla with a selection of the Filipino Mussaenda philippica.

The...

Image of Mussaenda frondosa photo by: Carol Cloud Bailey

Carol Cloud Bailey

(Flag Bush, White Mussaenda)

Barely glossed, crepe paper-like leaves are a soothing backdrop for flag bush's small orange flowers that are set off by a large white sepal. An evergreen tropical shrub that is sensitive to winter chill and killed by freezes, it is native to extreme southeastern Asia including Indonesia. It often becomes fully deciduous in winter when dry soil and cool temps reign.

The elongated, tapering oval leaves are medium green to yellow-green and tend to look weeping on the slender branches. Deeply veined,...

Image of Myoporum parvifolium photo by: Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

Michael Charters, www.calflora.net

(Slender Myoporum)

This heat-loving evergreen shrub is highly valuable to landscapes in arid inland climates where extreme temperatures are common. It is native to the hot interior plains of Australia where droughts can be lengthy. This is a low-growing shrub, usually wider than tall. The leaves are the size of a fingernail, toothy-edged and medium-green. This species can be short-lived and declines at an average age of 5 to 6 years, but this is variable depending on location.

This shrub blooms heavily in early...

(Davis Slender Myoporum, Slender Myoporum)

Selected for its natural vigor and low profile, 'Davis' is an excellent evergreen groundcover for erosion control. It is highly recommended for arid climates where extreme temperatures are common. Its parent species is native to the hot, interior plains of Australia where periods of extended drought are common. This variety was selected at the University of California at Davis and introduced in 1989. It is a low-growing shrub and can grow much wider than tall. The narrow, lance-shaped leaves are...

(Putah Creek Myoporum, Slender Myoporum)

This vigorous, heat-loving evergreen shrub is more lush than its parent species, making it a better choice for landscapes in arid inland climates where extreme temperatures are common. The species is native to the hot, interior plains of Australia where periods of extended drought are common. This is a low-growing shrub and much wider than tall. The leaves of 'Putah Creek' are two thirds larger than those of the species but have the same toothy edges. These plants can occasionally be short-lived,...

Image of Myrica cerifera photo by: James Burghardt

James Burghardt

(Bayberry, Southern Waxmyrtle, Waxmyrtle)

Southern wax myrtle is an evergreen large shrub to small tree native to moist location in the United States, New Jersey to southern Florida and west to Texas. It has an upright, open form, multiple trunks and twisting branches. The leaves are aromatic when crushed, dark, olive green and linear to lance-shaped, occasionally toothed above the middle. Wax myrtle is dioecious, the male and female flowers on different plants. The flowers are small, yellow-green and inconspicuous. The small, but abundant...

Image of Myrica cerifera

James Burghardt

(Bayberry, Southern Waxmyrtle)

Southern wax myrtle is a large evergreen shrub or small tree native to moist location in the United States from New Jersey to southern Florida and west to Texas. The cultivar ‘Don’s Dwarf’ is compact, spreading and has small dark green leaves. It has an open form, multiple trunks and twisting branches. The leaves are aromatic when crushed and linear to lance-shaped, occasionally toothed above the middle. Wax myrtle is dioecious, having the male and female flowers on different plants. The flowers...

(Bayberry, Southern Waxmyrtle)

Dwarf wax myrtle is a moderately-sized evergreen shrub native to moist location in the United States from New Jersey to southern Florida and west to Texas. It has an spreading open form, multiple trunks and twisting branches. The leaves are aromatic when crushed, dark olive-green and linear to lance-shaped, occasionally toothed above the middle. Wax myrtle is dioecious, having the male and female flowers on different plants. The flowers are small, yellow-green and inconspicuous. The small, but abundant...

Image of Myrica pensylvanica photo by: Jessie Keith

Jessie Keith

(Bayberry)

Renowned as the source of bayberry wax, this aromatic medium-sized deciduous shrub from eastern North America makes a serviceable and attractive garden subject. Handsome, shiny, oval leaves are densely borne on rounded, suckering plants, and often remain attached well into winter. Male plants bear interesting gray-green catkins in spring; female plants have inconspicuous flowers that give rise to terminal clusters of small waxy gray berries which contain the fragrant waxy tallow used in bayberry...