Leucothoe, Rainbow Drooping


Description: Gracefully arching, striking red stems with colorful, mottled leaves. Showy, drooping clusters of white flowers. Effective as a hedge

Common Name:: Rainbow Drooping Leucothoe

Scientific Name: Leucothoe fortanesiana ‘Rainbow’

Type: Evergreen, Shrub

Exposure: Partial Sun

Size: 3-5′ height, 3-5 spread

Bloom Color: White

Bloom Period: Spring

Foliage Color: Green in the Spring & Summer. Mixture of Cream, Burgundy, Purple & Pink in the Fall

Landscape Use: Background, Foundation, Hedges, Landscape Beds

Soil: Moist, Well-Drained

Growth Rate: Moderate

Zone: 5 – 9

Companion Plants: White Phlox, Azalea, Fern, Hosta, Hydrangea, Rhododendron. Stop by and visit our garden center and nursery to talk with our staff about other plants in stock.


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