Cleyera japonica 'Hosaba Fukurin' (aka 'Tricolor')
Cleyera japonica 'Hosaba Fukurin' (aka 'Tricolor') (Japanese cleyera) is a small evergreen shrub with yellow, green, and red variegated leaves. Cleyera japonica 'Tricolor' (NOT to be confused with Ternstroemia which is almost always called Cleyera) makes a colorful, slow growing, evergreen shrub that is great in mass plantings or as a specimen. Cleyera japonica 'Tricolor' is best sited in a partially shaded area to produce the best color. The red coloration is more pronounced in the winter.
- HARDINESS: zones 7-9
- EXPOSURE: part shade, sun (might burn foliage)
- SIZE: 6-8' slowly
- SHIPPING SIZE: 1/2 gallon pot. 12-15" plant. See last photo for example.