Privet (Variegated Ligustrum)
Ligustrum lucidum 'Varigata' — li-GUS-trum loo-SEE-dum
Evergreen — 6'-8'
HABIT: Small rounded leaves, dense branching. Light, variegated foliage. Native to China and Korea.
CULTURE: Easy to grow in any soil. Drought tolerant.
USES: Color contrast, hedge or screen.
PROBLEMS: Relatively pest free except for occasional whiteflies.
NOTES: Often called variegated privet. This version of this plant is so plentiful now, it has become a pest. Naturalizes readily from seed.