Simpson’s Stopper

Myricianthes fragrans

Family: Myrtaceae

Native Range: Central Florida to West Indies

Description: Evergreen woody shrub to 15 ft.

Flowering season: Spring to Summer; berries in Fall

Exposure: Full sun to full shade

Moisture: Average to dry

Moderately Salt Tolerant

USDA Hardiness Zone: 9-11

Excellent nectar source; berries for birds