A shrub of Mediterranean origin, this grows to 4 m and has fragrant small, white flowers and dark, shiny green leaves. Small black berries are produced over autumn. Can be a very useful hedging plant, but needs regular pruning. This plant is not drought tolerant.
Semi-arid with winter rain,
Moist temperate with warm summers,
Winter rains with dry summers,
Semi-arid with summer rain,
Moist temperate with hot summers