Simpson Stopper-Myrcianthes fragrans
Large evergreen shrub to small tree found in Zones 8+. Grows to 20+ ft. High landscape value. Threatened status. Hardy in south Florida. Produces white flowers year round. Mutli-stem. Capable of producing edible sweet fruit. Fruit color is yellow to red. Habitats include various upland sites. Sun tolerant. Commonly known for its attractive smooth, red peeling bark. Attractive to butterflies.
Sun Tolerance * Landscape Value * Edible Fruit * Butterflies