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Leucothoe fontanesiana 'Zeblid' (Scarletta)

Common Name: leucothoe - Scarletta Dropping Leucothoe
Leucothoe fontanesiana 'Zeblid' (Scarletta)

An upright evergreen shrub with graceful arching branches and glossy leathery dark green leaves. New leaves emerge red, turning glossy dark green as they mature. Produces drooping clusters of fragrant creamy white flowers in spring. Plant in shade to partial shade in moist well drained soil.

Characteristics & Attributes


Plant TypeBloom ColorBloom Time
Shrubs - Broad Leaved EvergreenWhite May
HeightSpreadHardiness
90cm (3ft)1.2m (4ft)zone 5
ExposureSoil MoistureFoilage Color
Shade to Partial ShadeRegularGreen, Burgundy
Soil TypeAttributes
Moist well drained soilFeature Plant, Foundation, Mixed Border
*Deer Resistant