Myrtus communis known as the common myrtle is a perennial, evergreen shrub.
Plant Mediterranean erect growing, multibranching, with dense vegetation.
Green glossy leaves, small, oval and pointed. Intensely fragrant.
White flowers - blooms in summer.
Easily grown, undemanding, in many types of soil, in full sun or semi-shaded positions
From its leaves and flowers essential oil is taken with excellent flavor that finds use in the pharmaceutical, perfumery and cosmetics.