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Scarlet-purple new leaves burst from a neat mound of shiny deep green foliage in spring. The entire shrub becomes reddish-bronze in fall. A natural woodland companion to Rhodoendrons and ferns and a superb groundcover. Evergreen. Photo credit: Doreen Wynja


  • Partial Shade, Full Shade

  • Moderate

  • Height
    2 feet or less

  • Spread
    2—4 feet

Availability: Out of stock



Amend soil generously with organic matter. Water regularly schedule during first growing season to establish an extensive root system. As a groundcover, space plants 2 ft. apart, (closer for faster coverage). Feed with an acid fertilizer early spring.

Brand Monrovia
Botanical Name Leucothoe fontanesiana 'Zeblid'
Plant Type Shrubs, Ground Covers
Plant Subtype EVERGREEN SUMMER FLOWERING SHRUB
Foliage Color Green
Light Needs Partial Shade, Full Shade
Water Needs Moderate
USDA Cold Hardiness Zones 5 - 8
Height 2 feet or less
Spread 2—4 feet
Habit Compact
Special Uses Dramatic Foliage Color, Fall Color, Shade Loving
Landscape Uses Mass Planting
Flower Color White
Bloom Time Spring

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