Glossy, green leaves with irregular, cream-coloured margins are sometimes completely creamy-yellow. An upright, thorny shrub useful for a summer foliage plant and tolerant of unfavourable conditions.
This shade-tolerant plant easily adapts to poor soils, withstands urban air pollution and windy conditions. It is not as drought- or as sun-tolerant as its parent plant. Plant for its colourful summer foliage.