This shrub does best in well-drained average soil and full to partial sun. In frost-free zones it can be grown as a landscape specimen small tree and in temperate zones with cold winters it is commonly grown as a seasonal bedding plant for containers or mixed borders. It will die back to the ground in regions with mildly frosty winters and rejuvenate each spring. Plant golden dewdrop singly as a specimen plant or massed as a screen. Duranta also works well as a large houseplant, tub specimen or pruned into a small standard tree.
- Light Needs: Full Sun, Partial Sun
- Watering Needs: Average Water
Duranta Sapphire Showers are known for its summer flowers and ornamental fruit, this selection of the popular Pigeon Berry may prove more compact than the species, which grows with an arching habit to 25 feet tall and nearly as wide - grown as a tree it is more upright in habit with a spread about half the width.