Pittosporum tobira ‘Variegata’

Variegated Mock Orange
Variegated Mock Orange
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Plant Type

Shrub

Evergreen-Deciduous

Evergreen

Overall Mature Size

Large

Mature Height & Spread

6-8′ x 6-8′

Exposure

Full Sun, partial Shade

Water

Medium Water

Flower Color

White

Bloom Time

Spring

Special Features

Desert Conditions, Drought Resistant, Coastal Conditions

Container Sizes

#1, #5, #15

Natural Growth Habit

Mounding

Sunset Garden Zones

24-Aug

Minimum USDA Hardiness Zone

12-Aug

Moderate-growing evergreen shrub typically growing to 6-8’ tall and wide or larger with age. Can also be pruned into a small tree. This durable low-maintenance landscape favorite features attractive glossy gray-green leaves with irregular white margins accented in spring with clusters of creamy-white flowers that bare a remarkable resemblance to the sweet fragrance of orange blossoms. Small green seed capsules appear after flowering eventually maturing to brown often opening to reveal their orange-colored seeds. This adaptable variety tolerates heat sun or shade coastal conditions a variety of soil types and is cold hardy to 15-20° F. Well-suited as an accent foundation planting natural or sheared hedge or as a privacy screen. Prefers a well-drained soil. Moderate to low water needs once established. Full sun to partial shade.

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