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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



90cm (3ft)1.2m (4ft)zone 5


Soil Moisture

Foilage Color
Shade to Partial ShadeRegularGreen, Burgundy

Soil Type

Moist well drained soilFeature Plant, Foundation, Mixed Border
*Deer Resistant