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Leucothoe 'Scarletta'

'zeblid' Switch

from £19.50

5 / 5 based on 1 customer review
RHS Award of Garden Merit
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Very attractive, dense, bushy mound shaped shrub with wonderful glossy, ovate green and red leaves having bronze and burgandy tints in the autumn.  Evergreen and hardy, this neat and colourful shrub will reach about 1.5 metre and will grow  in sun to shade.  Can be trimmed to shape and looks great in a pot or use in a border or for ground cover.  Prefers acid to neutral soil, plant with ericaceous compost for best results.  

  • Position: Full sun to shade
  • Soil: Will tolerate all soil types but prefers ericaceous
  • Eventual Size: 1.5m
  • Habit: Bushy, compact mound
  • Foliage: Small, ovate, red and green
  • Common Names: 'Zeblid' switch ivy
Eventual Size of Leucothoe 'Scarletta' Eventual Size of Leucothoe 'Scarletta'
Eventual size after 10 years
Plant Care

Can be trimmed in late spring to kept smaller or make balls.  Plant with ericaceous compost and feed if in pots.

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on 8 Dec 2017

5 / 5

Excellent value for money and great quality plants.