• Overview
    Light Needs:
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
    Average Landscape Size:
    Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
    Key Feature:
    Dense, Rounded Habit
    Blooms:
    Inconspicuous
  • Detail
    Botanical Pronunciation:I-leks kre-NA-ta
    Plant type:Shrub
    Deciduous/evergreen:Evergreen
    Sunset climate zones:3 - 9, 14 - 24
    Growth habit:Round
    Growth rate:Moderate
    Average landscape size:Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.
    Foliage color:Green
    Blooms:Inconspicuous
    Flower color:White
    Companion PlantsBarberry (Berberis); Enkianthus (Enkianthus); Mondo Grass (Ophiopogon); Osmanthus (Osmanthus); Wintergreen (Gaultheria)
  • Care
    Care Information
    Highly adaptable; prefers light, slightly acidic, well-drained soils with consistent moisture. Follow a regular schedule of deep waterings during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a tidy, neat appearance, prune annually to shape.
    Light Needs:
    Light needs: Full Sun
    Full sun
    Watering Needs:
    Water needs: Moderate
    Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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