pittosporum Irene Patterson


Pittosporum ‘Irene Patterson’

Plant Fact File:

  • Pot Size: 15 litres
  • Current Size: Approximately 50 cm x 50 cm
  • Mature Height: Up to 2.5 meters
  • Mature Spread: Up to 2.5 meters
  • Season of Interest: Year-round
  • Foliage Type: Evergreen
  • Fragrant: No
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Hardiness: Generally hardy
  • Aspect: Full sun to partial shade
  • Soil pH: Slightly acidic to neutral
  • Soil Type: Well-draining soil


Pittosporum ‘Irene Patterson’ is a versatile and visually appealing evergreen shrub known for its variegated foliage and compact growth habit. With a 15-litre pot size and a current size of approximately 50 cm x 50 cm, this Pittosporum is a wonderful choice for adding beauty and structure to your garden or outdoor space.

At its current size of approximately 50 cm in both height and spread, ‘Irene Patterson’ maintains a compact and rounded growth habit. However, when fully mature, it can reach a height and spread of up to 2.5 meters, forming a substantial and well-rounded shrub.

The key feature of ‘Irene Patterson’ is its striking variegated foliage, which showcases a combination of creamy-white and green hues. This foliage provides year-round visual interest and adds a touch of elegance to your landscape.

Pittosporum ‘Irene Patterson’ is generally hardy and easy to care for. It thrives in full sun to partial shade and prefers well-draining soil with a slightly acidic to neutral pH.

This shrub is an excellent choice for those looking to introduce a dynamic and visually appealing element to their garden or outdoor spaces. Its mature size and variegated foliage make it a standout feature in landscaping designs.