The Sunshine Ligustrum shrub is the perfect addition to any garden or landscape if you are looking to add a burst of yellow color with little to no maintenance.
An evergreen bush with year round interest featuring golden foliage that changes color hues on its yellow leaves throughout the heat of the summer. The Sunshine ligustrum dwarf plant is a sterile, non-invasive cultivar that will not re-seed into the landscape. In fact, it doesn’t bloom at all which is good news for allergy sufferers.
Ideally planted as a hedge, but is also perfect for containers, small gardens, as an accent plant, or in mass plantings. Some Sunshine ligustrum companion plants include Loropetalum, hostas, and gardenias due to their compact sizes and clumping habit.
This unique and colorful shrub will attract butterflies to your garden from the bright display of yellow foliage, is moderate to fast growing in nature, and
Sunshine Ligustrum Care
Grow the Ligustrum sinense ‘Sunshine’ across the United States in USDA hardiness zones 6-10. It is an excellent shrub for southern or northern states and is cold hardy down to -10 F.
It flourishes in full sun with at least 6 hours of sunlight every day and prefers moist, well drained soil. The ligustrum plant is exceptionally tolerant to clay soil, salt spray tolerant, and is okay with wet soils too. You can also amend your native soil with any type of garden soil from your local plant store.
The Sunshine ligustrum size is up to 3-6 feet tall and 3-4 feet wide at full maturity with a moderate growth rate. Prune this evergreen shrub as needed to maintain the desired size and shape.
For best results, fertilize the Sunshine Ligustrum plant annually in early spring with a slow release fertilizer to help maintain healthy growth and size. It is pest & disease resistant, heat & drought tolerant, deer resistant, and easy to care for. Truly a shrub for any gardener – new or old.
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Ligustrum sinense 'Sunshine'
- Bright, unique foliage
- Drought & heat tolerant