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Leucothoe x 'Scarletta'
  • Leucothoe x 'Scarletta'
  • Leucothoe x 'Scarletta'

Leucothoe x 'Scarletta'

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This is a handsome evergreen shrub with white, pitcher-like flowers in May and dark green leaves which develop scarlet-red tints in late summer.

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This is a handsome evergreen shrub with white, pitcher-like flowers in May and dark green leaves which develop scarlet-red tints in late summer. The young leaves are maroon in Spring.

Leucothoe x 'Scarletta' needs acid soil in sun or partial shade and some attention to watering in very dry conditions. Can be grown in a large container if required.


  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Acid, moist soil (avoid waterlogged areas).
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Rate of Growth: Slow.
  • Habit: Leucothoe x 'Scarletta' grows to be a small to medium sized spreading shrub.
    • Height: up to 1.2 - 1.5 m (4 - 5 ft)
    • Spread: up to 1.5 - 2 m (5 - 6 ft)

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Light Shade
Eventual Size
Shrub - Small, Ground Cover
Growing Conditions
Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Damp / Wet, Special: Coastal Areas
Special Features
Evergreen, Foliage - Purple/Red, Suitable for Containers

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