LATIN NAME: SERISSA JAPONICA
This upright evergreen shrub has tiny deep green leaves creating a mound. Its foliage is accompanied by pink flower buds that bloom white flowers. The mounding growth habit reaches 2-4 feet tall (2-4 feet wide). Ideally used as an edge plant, low hedge, foundation plant, and bonsai.
Amount of Sunlight: Full sun to partial shade
Amount of Water: Water regularly; more frequent watering in extreme heat
Soil Conditions: Prefers moist, well-drained soil
Cold Hardiness Zone: 7-9
This upright evergreen shrub needs a regular water schedule to ensure the growth of a mature root system. After the mature root system is established, watering is needed occasionally, except during a drought, watering is needed regularly. Shear annually to maintain desired shape. Prune spent flowers to encourage new bloom in late winter.