Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Goshiki'
Common name: 
Goshiki Holly Osmanthus,
Goshiki Osmanthus
Pronunciation: 
oz-MAN-thus het-er-o-FIL-us
Family: 
Oleaceae
Genus: 
Type: 
Broadleaf
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
No
  • Evergreen shrub, compact, mounding, slow growing but in time may reach 10 ft (3 m) high and 8 ft (2.4 m) wide.  New growth pinkish bronze, spiny mature leaves have a mixture of green, gold, and cream areas.
  • Part shade, prefers fertile, moist, well drained, acid soil, but tolerates higher pH soils.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone 6.
  • Goshiki:  Japanese, 5-colored, a reference to the mottled leaves of many colors.
  • Corvallis: in front of the Corvallis-Benton Library
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