• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full shade to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Reaches 1-2 ft. tall, spreading 5-8 ft. wide.
    Key Feature:
    Compact Form
    Blooms:
    Spring
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:PROO-nus lar-oh-ser-AY-sus
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Growth habit:Spreading
    Growth rate:Slow
    Average landscape size:Reaches 1-2 ft. tall, spreading 5-8 ft. wide.
    Foliage color:Dark Green
    Blooms:Spring
    Flower color:White
    Flower attributesShowy Flowers
    Garden styleCottage, Mediterranean
    Design IdeasA lovely groundcover with glossy, evergreen leaves. Use under tall trees that have high limbs, where it will get enough sunshine. Or try a mass planting along the driveway. Looks good in the mixed border with taller shrubs.
    Companion PlantsHeavenly Bamboo (Nandina); Holly (Ilex); Spirea (Spiraea); Euonymus (Euonymus); Lilyturf (Liriope)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Thrives in moist, well-drained soils and tolerates sand and clay. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Withstands mild drought, once established; supplement during prolonged spells. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer in spring. May be sheared annually to shape.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Shade
    Full shade to full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.