Coast Leucothoe

Leucothoe axillaris

Pronunciation: loo-KOTH-o-ee
SKU #05770
5-8

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OVERVIEW
Description 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.
Light Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Moderate growing to 2 to 4 ft. high, 3 to 6 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features North American Native Selection
Problems/Solutions Deer Resistant
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Upright
Flower Attributes Showy Flowers
STYLE
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
CARE
Care 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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8

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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.