Ligustrum japonicum 'Texanum'
Waxleaf Privet or Waxleaf Ligustrum is a versatile, evergreen shrub with soft leaves that have a waxy texture. It serves as a good background screen or foundation hedge. It can also be shaped and sheared into pyramidal forms for accent plants, but looks best when only lightly pruned and left to grow in a more natural. Grows well in both sun and shade and has clusters of white blooms.
Pros: Evergreen, soft, good for hedges
Cons: Very few, can get leggy over time
Size: 4-5' wide x 5-6' high
Light: Sun Shade
Bloom Color: White
Fall Color: None
Water Needs: Low-Normal