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Rainbow Leucothoe

Leucothoe fontanesiana 'Rainbow'

Rainbow Leucothoe

Plant Description

Gracefully arching, striking red stems with colorful, mottled leaves. Showy, drooping clusters of white flowers. Effective as hedge, or clip to make nice ground cover. Good cut flowers.

Care Instructions

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.

Plant Type: Evergreen Broadleaf Shrub

Height: 3?

Flower Color: White Blooms

Foliage: Variegated Leaves

Location: Sun, Part Shade

Spread: 3?

Bloom Period: Spring

Shape: Spreading

Growth Rate: Slow

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