Scarletta® Fetterbush

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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
  • Light Needs : Partial Shade, Full Shade
  • Water Needs : Moderate
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Donut Type
Botanical Name Leucothoe fontanesiana 'Zeblid'
Brand Monrovia Growers
Rose Class N/A
Best Seller N/A
Size No
Mature Height 2 Feet or less
Mature Spread 2 - 4 Feet
Foliage Color Green
Flower Color White
Bloom Time Spring
Light Needs Partial Shade, Full Shade
Habit Compact
Special Uses Dramatic Foliage Color, Fall Color, Shade Loving
Landscape Uses Mass Planting
Water Needs Moderate
Plant Type Shrubs, Ground Covers
Plant Subtype N/A
General Care 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.
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