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Serissa foetida Snow Leaves

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Serissa foetida Snow Leaves Syn Serissa japonica, Snow Rose, Tree of a Thousand Stars,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers, Hedging / Screening, Shrubs Dense, Shrub Like, Spreading

Attractive compact groundcover or small shrub with variegated dense foliage and tiny white flowers in Summer. Great for borders or rockeries. Ideal plant to use for a bonsai.Grows approx 80cm tall x 80cm wide.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
60cm-1m 60cm-1m

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Foliage Feature / Colour, Formal Garden, Groundcover, Hedging / Screening, Mass Planting, Rockery, Topiary / Espalier, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Rubiaceae Asia

Foliage Colour: Variegated
Flower Colour: White
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: Autumn, Spring, Summer
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Moderate
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Low
Frost: Moderate
Wind: High