Acanthopanix (Eleutherococcus) sieboldianus 'Variegatus'

Variegated Five-Leaf Arailia

Categories: Shrubs

The pure, clear, creamy white variegation of variegated five-leaf aralia makes it sparkle in the garden. Its leaves are divided into five leaflets, attached like fingers in a hand and creating a fine-textured, airy effect. This deciduous shrub is extremely tough and hardy.


More About Acanthopanix (Eleutherococcus) sieboldianus 'Variegatus'

  • It tolerates a wide range of growing conditions, including difficult city conditions, such as poor soils and heavy pollution.

 Short spines at each leaf bud along the stems add to the barrier protection of the hedge, but they are not large enough to be problematic during routine maintenance. Left to grow freely it forms a shrub to about 6 or 7 feet tall and about equal in spread.


Height:

5-6 ft

Spread:

4-6 ft

Hardiness Zone:

(4) 5-8

Acanthopanix (Eleutherococcus) sieboldianus 'Variegatus' Characteristics

Attributes

  • Mass Plant
  • Unique Foliage/Foliage Color
  • Cottage Garden
  • Screening/Hedge

Exposure

  • Does best in full sun
  • Part Sun/Part Shade

Season of Interest (Flowering)

  • Spring

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • All Season

Flower Color

  • inconspicuous

Habit

  • Spreading
  • Irregular