Dwarf Leucothoe

Leucothoe fontanesiana 'Nana'

SKU
03549
Small evergreen shrub displays leathery, rich green leaves on upright spreading branches. Urn-shaped flowers in short clusters in mid spring, bronze-red fall foliage. Excellent companion plant for Rhododendrons.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Average Size at MaturityModerate growing to 2 to 3 ft. tall, 3 to 6 ft. wide
Bloom TimeEarly to mid-spring
Deciduous/ EvergreenEvergreen
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth HabitErect
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseMass Planting, Very Wet Areas, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden
Light NeedsPartial sun
Soil NeedsTree & Shrub Food
Special FeatureClump Forming, Easy Care, Fall Color, North 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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