Suzzette Mountain Pepper
Drimys lanceolata 'Suzette'
|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.|
|Mature Size||Reaches 6 to 8 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide.|
|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.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9
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