Romeo™ Cleyera

Cleyera japonica 'variegata'

Attractive variegated foliage with an upright habit.

Bloom/Feature

Attractive, buttery-golden variegation in spring and summer; rose-colored variegation in fall and winter

Plant Type

PreviewShrubs

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

USDA Zones

7, 8, 10

Zone Detail

Hardy to 10°F to 20°F

Key Features

Compact Habit, Disease / Pest Resistance, Heat Tolerance, Returns Year After Year, Winter / Fall Foliage Color, Year-Round Interest

Flowering Season

None

Use

Accent, Border, Container, Edging, Mass Planting, Privacy Planting

Exposure

Full Sun to Part Shade

Water

Medium

Soil Type

Well-drained garden soil

Fertilizer

Yearly in early spring

Dimensions

8-10' H x 5-6' W

Pruning

Shape in early spring before first flush

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in full sun to part shade
  • dig hole 2X the width of pot,
  • backfill and plant 1"-2" above soil level
  • water and add more soil if needed
  • mulch plants