• Eventual height: 1.5m
  • Eventual spread: 2m

Leucothoe walteri 'Rainbow'

switch ivy

5 year guarantee
2 litre pot £19.99
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  • Standard £5.95
  • Position: deep or partial shade
  • Soil: humus-rich, reliably moist, acidic soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: May
  • Hardiness: fully hardy

    A pretty evergreen with arching branches of dark green leaves, heavily mottled with pink and cream. White, bell-shaped flowers are produced on long racemes in spring. This is a lovely shrub which is best suited to peaty soil in a shady spot, or planted in ericaceous compost in a pot.

  • Garden care: Minimal pruning is required. Remove misplaced, dead or diseased branches in late spring
  • CAUTION toxic if eaten/skin & eye irritant