Osmanthus heterophyllus 'Goshiki'

Variegated False Holly

Evergreen Shrub

Multi-colored variegated foliage of Osmanthus 'Goshiki' looks great year-round and is easy to grow. The foliage is a bit rigid and has some sharp edges so it's best used as a background plant and wear gloves when maintaining it.

Growing Conditions

Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Exposure: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade, Afternoon Sun, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade


Size: 36 - 72 tall x 30 - 72 wide
Shape / Form: Rounded
Foliage Texture: Medium
Foliage Quality: Medium

Features: Dwarf / Compact Plant, Drought-tolerant / Water wise, Attractive Foliage, Low Maintenance, Winter Interest, Year-round Interest

Foliage Color: Mutli-color, Variegated, Yellow / Gold

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Hedges and Screens, Mixed Border, Small Gardens, Structure / Foundation
Special Situations: Deer Resistant
Wildlife: Deer Resistant

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Summer, Fall, Pleasing Seasonal Changes, Year-round Interest, Three Seasons of Interest
Position / Role: mid-plane filler
Plant Behavior: Slow Growing
Collections: Great Plant Pick, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: low

Plant Combos