Variegated Box-Leaf Azara
Azara microphylla 'Variegata'
Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||ah-ZAIR-ruh my-kroh-FIL-uh var-ee-GAY-tuh|
|Average Size at Maturity||Fast growing; reaches 15 to 25 ft. tall, 8 to 10 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Spring; followed by orange berries late summer into fall.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Container, Espalier, Hedge, Mass Planting, Privacy Screen, Specimen, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Ornamental Berries, Year-round Interest, Fast Growing|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
|Key Feature||Graceful Evergreen Specimen|
Prefers well-drained, humus-rich soil but adaptable to varied soil conditions. Thrives in cooler coastal gardens with consistent moisture; suffers from harsh sun exposure in hot inland locations. Provide shelter from cold, drying winds. Responds well to pruning; prune in late winter or early spring after flowering.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8 - 10