Leucothoe axillaris 'Curly Red'Leucothoe axillaris 'Curly Red'

Common Name: Curly Red Leucothoe

Bloomtime: Insignificant

Bloomcolor: Insignificant

Exposure: Partial Sun, Partial Shade, Full Shade

Height: 16"-20" / 40.6cm - 50.8cm

Spread: 16"-20" / 40.6cm - 50.8cm

Water: Medium

Zone: 5

Characteristics: One the most distinctive and ornamental cultivars of drooping leucothoe, an evergreen shrub. , The smooth, purple-flushed green stems are densely furnished with curled, puckered leaves that are significantly smaller than normal., The leaves are red and purple when new, mature to dark green in summer, and turn burgundy and bronze in fall. , This non-blooming cultivar slowly forms a rounded, calf-high shrub.