Scientific Name for Weeping Privet

The scientific name for weeping Chinese privet is Ligustrum sinense cv. Pendulum. Hardy to USDA zone 7, weeping Chinese privet prefers full sun or partial shade and various soils. The plant has a pendulous, growth habit, meaning its branches grow downward, giving it a "weeping" appearance.

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Marie Roberts is a freelance writer based in north central Florida. She has a B.S. in horticultural sciences from the University of Florida. Roberts began writing in 2002 and is published in the "Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Society."