Provided for consumer information—Monrovia is not currently growing this plant.

Light Needs:
Light needs: Full Shade
Full to partial shade
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Average Landscape Size:
Average Landscape Size
Slow grower to 4 to 6 ft. tall and as wide.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Shade Loving
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Inconspicuous
Landscape Uses:
Landscape Uses
Botanical Pronunciation:aw-KEW-ba ja-PON-i-ka
Plant type:Shrub
Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
Sunset climate zones:4 - 24, 28 - 33
Growth habit:Round
Growth rate:Slow
Average landscape size:Slow grower to 4 to 6 ft. tall and as wide.
Special features:Dramatic Foliage Color
Foliage color:Variegated
Blooms:Inconspicuous
Flower color:Purple
Care Information
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Watering can be reduced after establishment. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring.
Light Needs:
Light needs: Full Shade
Full to partial shade
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.