SCIENTIFIC NAME: Leucothoe fontanesiana 'Zeblid'
COMMON NAME: Scarletta Coastal Leucothoe
GARDEN SIZE: 2-3 ft. x 2-3 ft.
USDA ZONE: 5 to 8
EXPOSURE: Full Shade to Part Shade; Protect from harsh winter winds
HABIT (FORM): Low-growing, spreading shrub
FOLIAGE: Evergreen; Glossy, bright scarlet new growth that matures to deep green; turns burgundy in the winter months
BLOOM TIME: May
BLOOM COLOR: White, heather-like clusters
WATER & SOIL: Average to moist, well-drained and acidic, organically rich soil; will need additional water in times of drought
CARE: Pruning is rarely needed but if desired it can be accomplished after blooming