Hosoba Hoshifu Aucuba
Aucuba Japonica 'Hosoba Hoshifu'
The intensely colored Hosoba Hoshifu Aucuba looks as if yellow paint was splashed all over its leaves. The large spearhead shaped, variegated, glossy leaves are a rich green with yellow spots that vary in size so you get a beautiful contrast within the plant. This evergreen reaches a mature height of 3 feet and a width of 4 feet and is one that will thrive in landscapes that is heavily shaded. Its small compact growth habit permits it to be an integral part of perennial beds, woodland garden, a highlight in a container garden, backdrop, foundation, or a perfect choice to cover grass-less shade areas in your landscape.