A Variegated Variety of Leaves

Posted by Tammy Sons on 31st Jan 2016

Saturday, April 2

You've seen leaves with multiple colors on them, often contrasting ones. This variegation can come from a few different sources. Chimeral variegation comes from two types of plant tissue that alternate in one plant. These plants are from a mixed genetic make up.

Reflective varigation happens when a layer of air is sandwiched in the leaf surface. It tends to cause a white or silver reflection of light. If you like a variety of variegation, consider varigated weigelia in our online plant nursery.