(Sweet Bay) Suited for USDA Hardiness Zones 8-10, Sicilian Sunshine Laurus is a colorful foliage shrub for Mediterranean climates. Consistent chartreuse/gold color is accented by red pedicles for year round color. Sicilian Sunshine forms an upright habit of 6-20 feet and creates a dramatic specimen or focal point in the landscape. An easy to grow, deer resistant Sweet Bay, Sicilian Sunshine is also a fragrant variety! Sicilian Sunshine Laurus prefers well-drained soils in full sun location. Trim in late winter/early spring.