Botanical Name: Myrcianthes fragrans
Common Name: Simpson’s Stopper, Twinberry
Description: Love love love this shrub/small tree that’s native to Florida. Its evergreen leaves have a spicy/citrusy fragrance when crushed. Very pretty white fragrant flowers bloom in late spring, usually April and May, followed by orange/red berries in summer to fall. All of that attracts butterflies, bees, and birds. Drought tolerant once established. Slow growing, sun to part shade, also tolerates poor drainage areas. Grows 12-20′ tall x 10-15′ wide.
Hardiness Zones 8b-11