Variegated Pink Marble Photinia planted with Ophiopogon Pink Marble Photinia with red new growth on foliage Close up of multicolored Pink Marble Photinia foliage in red white and green
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Alpha Nursery
Salem, OR, USA

PINK MARBLE®

Photinia

Photinia x fraseri

'Cassini'

USPP 15,160; CBR 2046

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Variegated Pink Marble Photinia planted with Ophiopogon Pink Marble Photinia with red new growth on foliage Close up of multicolored Pink Marble Photinia foliage in red white and green
  • Colorful foliage
  • Evergreen
  • Versatile habit
Description

Red and pink new growth turns green with pink edges and splashes, giving Pink Marble® photinia its moniker. Summer new growth is bronze with pink edges; mature foliage is medium green with distinct bright white markings. This extraordinary evergreen adds lots of color to landscapes.

USDA Zone 6 - 9 (-10°F/-23°C)

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Exposure Full sun, Part sun

Height 7 - 14'

Width 6 - 10'

Finish Time 1 season

Type Evergreen

Bloom Time Spring

Flower Color White

Foliage Color Variegated

Liner Sizes 2 1/4", 4"

Soil Moist well drained soils. Not tolerant of wet conditions.

Pruning May be pruned hard to maintain size or shape. Blooms on old wood - flowers are often removed on pruned plants, but since it is grown primarily for its foliage, this isn't a huge loss.

Uses Hedge; specimen plant; foundation plantings; mixed borders.

Growing Tips Site with good air circulation to minimize any potential pest or disease issues.