Drooping Leucothoe (Leucothoe fontanesiana 'Rainbow')

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Wet
Soil pH Preferences: Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 6b
Plant Height: 3-6 feet
Plant Spread: 3-6 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Variegated
Broadleaf
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Bog gardening
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Erosion control
Will Naturalize
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Tip

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Single evergreen shade plant needed for screening by Bonehead Nov 6, 2013 11:27 PM 17

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