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Fetterbush 'Rainbow Drooping'

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Gracefully arching, striking red stems with colorful, mottled leaves. Showy, drooping clusters of white flowers. Effective as hedge, or clip to make nice groundcover. Good cut flowers. Evergreen. Photo credit: Doreen Wynja


  • Partial Sun

  • Moderate

  • Height
    3 - 5 feet

  • Spread
    2—4 feet

Availability: Out of stock



Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Provide well drained soil, rich in organic matter. Feed with an acid fertilizer after bloom. Keep roots cool with a thick layer of mulch.

Brand Monrovia
Botanical Name Leucothoe fontanesiana 'Rainbow'
Plant Type Shrubs
Plant Subtype EVERGREEN SUMMER FLOWERING SHRUB
Foliage Color Green
Light Needs Partial Sun
Water Needs Moderate
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones 5 - 9
Height 3 - 5 feet
Spread 2—4 feet
Special Uses Deer Resistant
Flower Color White
Bloom Time Spring

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