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Suzzette Mountain Pepper

Drimys lanceolata 'Suzette'

Pronunciation: DRY-miss lan-see-oh-LAY-tuh
SKU #42324
7-9

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OVERVIEW
Description Fabulous foliage has variegation that ranges from speckles to wide, creamy margins. Contrasts beautifully against attractive purple-red stems. Small yellow flowers bloom in winter. Excellent as a large specimen plant, or planted in rows as a formal or informal hedge. This showy evergreen thrives in mild climates.
Light Full sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Late winter
Mature Size Reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Evergreen
Special Features Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Multi-Season Interest
Growth Rate Moderate
Growth Habit Irregular
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Hedge
Flower Color Yellow
Foliage Color Variegated
Companion Plants Weigela (Weigela); Barberry (Berberis); Smoke Tree (Cotinus); Japanese Maple (Acer); Heavenly Bamboo (Nandina)
CARE
Care Prefers moist, well-drained soil. Water deeply, regularly during the first few growing seasons to develop an extensive root system. Tolerates brief drought, once established. In zone 7 and 8, a sheltered location is recommended, to protect from cold, harsh winter winds. Prune as needed to shape, ideally just after flowering.

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