Plants / Invader Plants Guide / Plants that are Toxic to Animals / Regional Plants Guide / Useful Plants Guide / Annuals / Bulbs / Climbers / Conifers / Ferns / Ground Covers / Hedges / Kitchen Garden Plants / Lawns / Mushrooms / Orchids / Perennials / Potplants / Rock Garden Plants / Shrubs / Trees / Water Garden Plants
Planting position: Full sun.Non-humidity regions.
Requires regular watering until established and during dry spells.Well-draining sandy-loam soil.Spring applications of complete fertiliser.
Propagate from autumn hardwood cuttings.
A spreading evergreen with white scented summer flowers and leathery, oblong leaves with silvery undersides on intertwining branches.
‘Aurea’ (2m) with variegated dull green leaves margined with golden-yellow.
‘Maculata’ (1 - 2m) with glossy leaves blotched golden in the centre.
‘Simonii Tricolor’ (3m) with variegated leaves blotched with golden, white andpink colouring.
‘Variegata’ (3m) densely foliaged with its leaves margined pale cream.