Myrtaceae. (Violet Honey-myrtle) Beautiful medium sized shrub with fine green leaves and mauve-purple flowers appearing in spring/summer.
Grow in any well-drained soil, including alkaline soils. Tolerant of heavy frosts, extended dry periods (as well as water logging) & full sun or semi-shade. Plants respond well to pruning.
Ht. 1.8m. S. Australia and Victoria. ***