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Duranta erecta 'Golden Edge'/Golden Eagle Duranta

Duranta erecta 'Golden Edge' / Duranta erecta 'Golden Edge'
Striking yellow and green variegated foliage
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Striking yellow and green variegated foliage

Specimen shrub growing full sunlight makes a strong landscape accent plant

A hedge of the golden eagle duranta at the Houston Botanical Garden

Variegated foliage

Close up showing the leaf variegation

Foliage variegation varies from leaf to leaf

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Scientific Name: Duranta erecta 'Golden Edge'
Common Name: Golden Eagle Duranta
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: Blue, Purple
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Yellow
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: The golden edged leaves give contrast and color in the landscape for much of the year.