Pittosporum tobira 'Variegata'
Variegated Pittosporum. also know as Mock Orange, is a mounded, evergreen shrub with rounded, light green leaves with distinctive white edges. Related to the green pittosporum, this variegated shrub is a good selection for a background shrub as it's light green leaves provide a nice contrast against darker leaves and vegetation. The leaf shape has almost a tropical feel and it does well in both sun and light shade. Also available in the smaller, compact 'Wheeler's Dwarf' variety.
Pros: Evergreen, leaf contrast, unique look
Cons: Can suffer freeze damage in extreme Dallas winters
Size: 5-6' ht & 5-6' wide
Light: Sun Shade
Bloom Color: None
Fall Color: None
Water Needs: Low-Normal
Similar Plants: Pittposporum, Photinia, Eleaeagnus