Evergreen, Shrubs, Flowers
Good filler plants that are best used in masses; smaller ones are even effective in mixed containers. They have leathery leaves and clusters of small, urn-shaped creamy white flowers. Need deep, acid, humus-rich soil; well suited to woodland gardens. Keep out of drying winds. For shape and neatness, prune oldest stems to the ground occasionally.Leucothoe axillaris
Native to southeastern U.S. Spreading, arching plant 2–4 ft.tall, 3–6 ft. wide. Leaves arebronze when they emerge; theymature to dark green, then turnred in winter. Drooping, 1–3-in.-long flower clusters held alongstems in midspring. Regularwater. ‘Curly Red’ has red newgrowth that ages to apple green; leaves are tightly curled.
Native to southeastern U.S. Spreading, arching plant 2–4 ft.tall, 3–6 ft. wide. Leaves arebronze when ...
Native to Northern California and southern Oregon. Foot-tall stems carry light to deep lavender flower...
Native to stream banks andmarshy places from Alaska south to Northern California;usually found in area...