Aucuba japonica Variegata Cornaceae
Gold Dust Plant, Variegated Aucuba aw-KU-ba ja-PON-ik-a
- Broadleaf evergreen shrub, yellow-flecked dark green leaves, spots of unequal size, female and male clones have appeared. Grows slower than species.
- Introduced (1783), before species. Numerous other variegated types have been developed, some revert back to the green form of species.
- Oregon State Univ. campus: east side Hort Garden.