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  • Eventual height: 0.75m
  • Eventual spread: 0.75m

Leucothoe axillaris 'Curly Red' (PBR)

switch ivy

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2 litre pot £18.99
£18.99
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  • Position: partial shade
  • Soil: moist, acidic soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: spring
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    The foliage of this little evergreen shrub are curled and variously puckered, which gives it year-round textural interest, while their colouring also changes throughout the seasons. It initially emerges in a bright pinkish red flush before maturing to a rich, lustrous green, but then, as the temperatures dip for winter, they develop a burgundy tint, which is often present until the temperates start to creep up again in spring.

  • Garden care: Minimal pruning is required. Remove misplaced, dead or diseased branches in late spring.
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