Plant Information


Golden Variegated Fatshedera

Fatshedera x lizei 'Aureovariegata'


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Golden Variegated Fatshedera (Fatshedera x lizei 'Aureovariegata') at GardenWorks

Golden Variegated Fatshedera foliage

Golden Variegated Fatshedera foliage

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Height:  6 feet

Spread:  6 feet

Sunlight:  partial shade  full shade 

Hardiness Zone:  8a

Other Names:  Tree Ivy; Aralia Ivy


This plant is considered a semi-climbing shrub/vine; the large leathery leaves are beautifully accented with creamy variegation; perfect as a border planting along a wall or trellis; does not readily climb without assistance

Ornamental Features

Golden Variegated Fatshedera has attractive creamy white-variegated dark green foliage which emerges light green in spring. The lobed leaves are highly ornamental and remain dark green throughout the winter. Neither the flowers nor the fruit are ornamentally significant.

Landscape Attributes

Golden Variegated Fatshedera is a multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and can be pruned at anytime. It has no significant negative characteristics.

Golden Variegated Fatshedera is recommended for the following landscape applications;

  • Mass Planting
  • Hedges/Screening
  • General Garden Use

Planting & Growing

Golden Variegated Fatshedera will grow to be about 6 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 6 feet. It has a low canopy, and is suitable for planting under power lines. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for 40 years or more.

This shrub does best in partial shade to shade. It does best in average to evenly moist conditions, but will not tolerate standing water. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.

Hardiness Zone Plant Height Minimum Sunlight
Massing  Screening  Garden 
Foliage Color 
Ornamental Features

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