Variegated Leaves

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Re: Variegated Leaves

Post: # 71430Post roseseek
Fri May 08, 2020 9:59 pm

Oh, yes, I forgot about this thing. Curiosity . It grew in the Study Plot at The Huntington and carried a name something like "Okashima" or "Yakusima baru". It's been twenty years since I last saw it. It is SO invasive, I used to tease people who would buy it at the plant sales that they should grow it in hanging baskets over lava to prevent it from escaping. Intensely prickly and a real oddity. But, seriously, don't let it touch the ground or you will need gallons of "Vitamin R" to get rid of it.
California Central Coast
USDA Zone 9b
Sunset Zone 15
Cooler inland coastal valley with strong marine influence

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