Coast Leucothoe

Leucothoe axillaris

  • Size: 2-4’ Tall and 3-6’ Wide
  • Growth Habit: Low shrub, spreading
  • Growth Rate: Moderate
  • Light Requirements: Part sun
  • Soil Requirements: Average soils, prefers well drained and slightly acidic
  • Appeal:Coast Leucothoe is an evergreen shrub that can be used to form a low spreading border around garden beds. It has broad, deep green leaves on its upright spreading branches. Coast Leucothoe is native to southeastern United States. It develops urn shaped/drooping white flowers in clusters blooming in spring. Its leaves may turn bronze in winter. This is also deer resistant.