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

  • Overview
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Partial Sun
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Average Landscape Size
    Slow growing to 4 to 5 ft. high, equal width.
    Key Feature:
    Key Feature
    Year-round Interest
    Blooms:
    Flowering Time
    Fall
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:oz-MAN-thus het-er-o-FIL-us var-i-e-GA-tus
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth rate:Slow
    Average landscape size:Slow growing to 4 to 5 ft. high, equal width.
    Special features:Year-round Interest
    Foliage color:Variegated
    Blooms:Fall
    Flower color:White
    Flower attributesFragrant
    Garden styleAsian/Zen
  • Care
    Care Information
    Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, shear annually after flowering.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Partial Sun
    Partial to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.