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Variegated Box-Leaf Azara

Azara microphylla 'Variegata'

Pronunciation: ah-ZAIR-ruh my-kroh-FIL-uh var-ee-GAY-tuh
SKU #04978

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Description Tiny evergreen leaves, broadly variegated with creamy white, accentuate the graceful form of this choice selection. Arching branches bear clusters of tiny, intensely scented flowers, exuding a white chocolate-like fragrance. An outstanding choice as a small tree, effortless espalier, or container specimen.
Light Filtered sun, Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 3 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Fast growing; reaches 15 to 25 ft. tall, 8 to 10 ft. wide.
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Ornamental Berries, Fast Growing
Growth Rate Fast
Flower Attributes Fragrant, Showy Flowers
Landscape Use Container, Espalier, Hedge, Privacy Screen
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Hydrangea (Hydrangea); Fuchsia (Fuchsia); Sweet Box (Sarcococca); Agapanthus (Agapanthus); Spikenard (Aralia)
Care 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.

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