Leucothoe (Coastal Doghobble)

Leucothoe axillaris

This showy coastal native from the southeastern U.S. offers a superb alternative to common boxwood or holly, with fantastic blazing red new foliage, white urn-shaped flowers on gracefully arching branches, and brilliant winter color. Perfect for lightly shaded to dappled sun foundation plantings, slopes, and naturalized woodlands. Evergreen.

  • Light Needs: Full to Part Sun
  • Water Needs: Keep soil moist but not over-watered
  • Bloom Season: Spring, Summer, Fall
  • Habit:Spreading