Leucothoe axillaris Leafscape™ 'Little Flames'

Leucothoe axillaris Leafscape™ 'Little Flames'

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Brilliant Fall-to-Spring Foliage
SKU 27784
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Key Characteristics

6 - 9

Mature Height

20 IN

Mature Width

12 IN

Sun / Shade

Full Sun, Part Shade

Moisture Level

Moist, well-drained

Soil Type

Normal, loamy

Description / Leucothoe axillaris Leafscape™ 'Little Flames'

Just about 20 inches high and a foot wide, this naturally bushy, well-branched little shrub looks as though you carefully pruned and shaped it, but in truth it needs no shearing at all to maintain its natural symmetry. The heather-like white blooms in late spring last for several weeks, perfuming the surroundings, but it's really the foliage that it Little Flames's big draw. Simply irresistible!

Site this shrub in full sun only in cooler climates, offering dappled sunlight or partial shade everywhere else. Give it well-drained soil and keep it watered. Then sit back, get the camera ready, and admire!

Product Details

Item Form 1-Quart
Genus Leucothoe
Species axillaris
Variety 'Little Flames'
Product Classification Shrubs
Habit Compact
USDA Zone Low 6
USDA Zone High 9
Sun / Shade Full Sun, Part Shade
Bloom Color White
Bloom Season Start Late Spring
Foliage Color Olive Green, Red
Resistance Disease Resistant, Drought Tolerant, Heat Tolerant, Humidity Tolerant, Pest Resistant
Characteristics Award Winner, Bloom First Year, Easy Care Plants, Evergreen, Fall Color, Fast Growing, Flower
Uses Border, Containers, Fall Color, Foliage Interest, Specimen
Zone 6, 7, 8, 9
State Shipping Restrictions GU, HI, PR, VI
Shipping Method Restrictions none
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