Botanical Name – Serissa foetida variegated ‘Snow’
Common Name – White Variegated Snow Rose or White Tree of a Thousands Stars
Description – Evergreen dainty, small shrub from yesteryear. Small white star shaped flowers appear during autumn and winter. The variegated foliage is small and glossy leaves. Perfect as a small hedge, this very hardy shrub is very tough with low water use. Planted in narrow gardens, used as a border and is a popular plant for bonsai. This shrub clips into a neat hedge very easily and can be kept low to maintain a compact form. Great alternative to Buxus as a hedge.
Flower Time - Autumn and winter
Size - Grows up to 80cm high x 30-80cm wide. If hedging, it can be kept lower if required.
Use – As a hedge, light pruning is required making it easy to maintain a compact form. Alternatively can be left to ramble if preferred. Perfect addition to cottage gardens, rockeries, garden bed or in a container.
Position Full to part sun
Maintenance - Easily grown, no maintenance if left as a shrub. Minimal clipping if shaped into a hedge. Low watering needs. Frost and wind hardy.
At a Glance
- Winter flowering
- Small hedging plant