ReJoyce Coast Leucothoe
Leucothoe axillaris 'Rejoyce' PPAF
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.
|Botanical Pronunciation||loo-KOTH-o-ee ax-ILL-ar-iss|
|Lore||Leucothoe is the name of the daughter of Orchamus, king of Babylonia from ancient mythology.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall and wide.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Asian/Zen, Contemporary, Cottage|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hedge, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Hillside, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden, Ground Cover, Naturalized Areas|
|Light Needs||Partial sun|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat or containers.|
Thrives in humus-rich, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Space 2 ft. apart as groundcover, or closer for faster coverage. Apply an acid fertilizer in early spring; repeat after flowering. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch. Prune to shape in winter.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6 - 9