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15 Plants for the Yard

Below are 15 plant varieties and the planting information for each zone.

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Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Goshiki'--Goshiki Osmanthus(13 of 15)

  • Upright evergreen with spiny multi-colored foliage in pink, green, gold and cream
  • Plant in light to partial shade
  • Plant in average garden soil that is well-drained
  • Height: 5 feet
  • Width: 4 feet

    Hardy in USDA zones 6-9:

  • Zone 6: Plant in spring or early fall; plant in light to partial shade; mulch after planting and again before first frost; water when dry.
  • Zone 7-8: Plant in early fall; plant in light to partial shade; mulch after planting and again before first frost; water when dry.
  • Zone 9: Plant in early fall; plant in light to partial shade; mulch after planting and again in spring; water when dry.

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