Hardiness: USDA Zone 6a: to -23.3 °C (-10 °F) USDA Zone 6b: to -20.5 °C (-5 °F) USDA Zone 7a: to -17.7 °C (0 °F) USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 °C (5 °F) USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 °C (10 °F) USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 °C (15 °F) USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 °C (20 °F) USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 °C (25 °F)
Sun Exposure: Sun to Partial Shade
Bloom Color: White/Near White
Bloom Time: Mid Summer Late Summer/Early Fall
Foliage: Variegated Chartreuse/Yellow
Other details: This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds Flowers are fragrant Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater Provides winter interest Suitable for growing in containers
Soil pH requirements: 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic) 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral) 7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)
On Sep 27, 2011, pvynchggrs from Eldersburg, MD wrote:
Does not grow in northern Maryland either. All 7 of my plants died to the ground in winter. About half of them came back in the spring for 2 years straight (before I got rid of them) but were never more than tiny little plants, 6"x6" at most.
On Sep 19, 2006, jamie68 from Vancouver, WA (Zone 8b) wrote:
What a wonderful shrub!! Yellow, chartruse, maroon, pink and green foliage.....pink flower buds w/ white flowers....I love this lovely shrub!!
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:
, Semmes, Alabama Calistoga, California Ceres, California Fresno, California San Jose, California San Leandro, California Santa Barbara, California Oldsmar, Florida Thomson, Georgia Paulina, Louisiana Dickerson, Maryland Grasonville, Maryland Monkton, Maryland Avery Creek, North Carolina Beaufort, North Carolina Greensboro, North Carolina Kure Beach, North Carolina Locust, North Carolina Morehead City, North Carolina Raleigh, North Carolina (3 reports) Sunset Beach, North Carolina Winston-salem, North Carolina Portland, Oregon East Norriton, Pennsylvania Lawnton, Pennsylvania Tega Cay, South Carolina Fairmount, Tennessee West Valley City, Utah Chesapeake, Virginia Dooms, Virginia Dumbarton, Virginia Newport News, Virginia Roanoke, Virginia Short Pump, Virginia Virginia Beach, Virginia Inglewood-finn Hill, Washington Vancouver, Washington