Variegated Pittsoporum shrub grows fast and does need to be trimmed often when young. As the plant approaches mature size, that rapid new growth will slow down dramatically. Ths plant can live in full sun. For shady areas, the light colored leaves add much interest and a spot of brightness. Homeowners who live near the ocean will have no foliage problems due to salt spray. This rugged bush is not picky about the soil it is planted in. Variegated Pittsoporum is an excellent landscape shrub for high heat summers and drought tolerance. It does require excellent drainage.