Myrcianthes fragrans
Simpson’s Stopper

Family: Myrtaceae

Form: Evergreen shrub or multi-trunked small tree reaching 20 ft or more

Leaves: Simple, opposite, entire, fragrant; dark glossy green with reddish new foliage

Stem/Bark: Attractive, exfoliating to reveal various colors

Flower: White, multi-staminate, fragrant

Fruit: Red or orange, showy

Comments: Several dwarf cultivars are available in the trade