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Serissa japonica

Family: Rubiaceae

Common names: JAPANESE BOXTHORN, SNOWROSE, TREE OF A THOUSAND STARS

Synonym: Serissa foetida

Native to: Southeast Asia

Plant

Type: shrub

Forms: dense form, mounding, spreading

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 2.3 feet

Max width: 3.3 feet

Flower

white/off white

Leaf

green, secondary color present

Horticulture

Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: part shade

Landscape use: bonsai

Propagates by: cutting, seed

flowers in fall

flowers in spring

flowers in summer

Soil type: loam

USDA Zone: zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: +20 to +30 °F

Water: moderate

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