Gold Edge Skyflower
Duranta erecta 'Gold Edge'
This evergreen shrub is prized for its variegated green and gold foliage. In summer, light blue flowers appear followed by orange-yellow berries. Blooms may attract butterflies.
Full sun, Partial sun
Water frequently to keep soil moist, but not soggy.
|Botanical Pronunciation||door-AN-tuh ee-RECK-tuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 4 to 10 ft. tall, 4 to 15 ft. wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Rustic, Tropical|
|Landscape Use||Container, Espalier, Hedge, Houseplant, Poolside, Privacy Screen|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, North American Native Selection, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Water frequently to keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Key Feature||Bright Golden Foliage|
Easily grown in evenly moist, well-drained soil. Best blooming in full sun. May be lightly trimmed to rejuvenate flowering. Feed monthly.
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This Plant's Growing Zones: 9 - 11