Wax Myrtle

Myrica cerifera

Family: Myricaceae

Native Range: Southeastern U.S. to South Florida and Central America

Description: Evergreen shrub to 15 ft.

Flowering season: Silver berries in Fall

Exposure: Full sun to partial shade

Moisture: Moist to average

Moderate Salt Tolerance

USDA Hardiness Zone: 8-10

Host to the Red-Banded Hairstreak Butterfly