| Greek Myrtle |
| Myrtus communis|
| Uses: Culinary/Medicinal/Aromatic
|| Duration: Perennial (hardy in zones 9-10) |
| When to Sow: Anytime
|| Ease of Germination: Moderate |
Classic evergreen shrub from the Mediterranean. Fragrant white flowers and leaves are used in potpourri. Spicy leaves can be used in cooking like bay leaf. Essential oil is used for fragrance. Lovely house plant.