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Variegated Pittosporum

Pittosporum tobira 'Variegated'

Variegated Pittosporum


Variegated Pittosporum is a choice plant for foreground, low boundary, and even small-scale ground cover. Does great near swimming pools. Whorls of leathery, narrowly, elliptical, shiny green and white variegated leaves. Grows 2 to 3 feet high and 4 to 5 feet wide. Will loose variegation in the shade, so it is best to plant in part sun. Perfect for breaking up the greenery. It has creamy white flowers that smell of orange blossoms.

Additional Characteristics

  • Low maintenance
  • Foreground planting
  • White flowers with smell of orange blossoms
  • Gray-green, variegated leaves
  • Medium texture
  • Moderate growth
  • Best in part sun, can tolerate some shade


  • Typically planted in 1, 3, and 5, gal containers.

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