Earth Tones Native Plant Nursery & Landscapes

Dog Laurel or Drooping Leucothoe - Leucothoe fontanesiana

Common Name: Dog Laurel or Drooping Leucothoe
Botanical Name: Leucothoe fontanesiana
Category: Trees, Shrubs & Vines
Flower Color: White
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Conditions: Moist , Acidic
Exposure/Light Requirements: Partial Sun/Partial Shade
Foliage: Red/Purple Fall Color, Evergreen
Height: 4-6 feet
Description: Friendly neighbor! Native to Massachusetts and New York. Evergreen shrub 2-4 feet high and 4-8 feet wide. Green, slender leaves that turn reddish purple in winter. Moist to moderate acidic soils with partial sun to shade. Creamy white flowers bloom in the spring. Great evergreen for the shade!

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