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Ternstroemia japonica 'tricolor'

Posted by Nigella 8b-9a-steamy (My Page) on
Sun, Jul 6, 03 at 3:41

. With it's fancifully colored blunt-tipped leaves
"variegated cleyera" a very handsome and cheerful plant and is attractive year round. The newest growth is suffused with pink while the more mature foliage is a beautiful shade of blue green, marbled and margined in glowing creamy yellow with brilliant ruby stained petioles.

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RE: Ternstroemia japonica 'tricolor'

That's lovely, Margaret. Do you grow it indoors or out?


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RE: Ternstroemia japonica 'tricolor'

Hi Marguerite, it's a garden plant here. Very old ones are really large and make good hedges, there's a variegated cleyera hedge not too far from me that has a sweet olive every so often. Pretty and smells wonderful in the winter.


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