Coast Leucothoe

Leucothoe axillaris

SKU
05770
Small evergreen shrub displays leathery, rich green leaves on upright spreading branches. Urn-shaped flowers in short clusters appear from the leaf axils. Excellent companion plant for Rhododendrons.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationloo-KOTH-o-ee
Average Size at MaturityModerate growing to 2 to 4 ft. high, 3 to 6 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth HabitErect
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseFirescaping/Fire Wise, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsPartial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureNorth American Native Selection
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Provide well drained soil, rich in organic matter. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch.

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This Plant's Growing Zones: 5 - 8

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