• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; reaches 8 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Handsome Hedge Plant
    Blooms:
    Late Spring
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:li-GUS-trum ja-PON-i-kum
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Sunset climate zones:4 - 24
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 8 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.
    Special features:Easy Care, Year-round Interest
    Foliage color:Dark Green
    Blooms:Late Spring
    Flower color:White
    Garden styleContemporary
    Companion PlantsBoxwood (Buxus); Forsythia (Forsythia); Viburnum (Viburnum); Weigela (Weigela); Spirea (Spiraea)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Provide well-drained soil. Water deeply and regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system; reduce frequency, once established. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, prune regularly to maintain size and shape.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.