Myrtus communis 'Compacta'
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Broadleaf, evergreen, dense shrub; slow growing to 2-3 ft (0.3-0.9 m) high. Leaves are simple, opposite and small; fragrant when crushed. Has small white flowers and blue-black fruit.
- Full sun, drought tolerant, may be grown as a dense hedge
- Hardy to USDA Zone (8) 9