Burning Love™ Leucothoe

Leucothoe keiskei ‘Opstal 50’ PP27132

Characterized by its compact, upright, shrubby plant habit with short internodes, its fine, narrow leaves, and its immature shoots that are red in color that mature to a green color in summer and turn purple in fall through winter.

Bloom/Feature

Dark red new foliage ages to green in summer and purple in winter

Plant Type

New IntroductionsShrubs

Evergreen or Deciduous

Evergreen

USDA Zones

6, 7, 8, 9

Zone Detail

Hardy to -10°F to 0°F

Key Features

Aromatic, Compact Habit, Easy Care, Heat Tolerance, Returns Year After Year, Winter / Fall Foliage Color, Year-Round Interest

Flowering Season

None

Use

Accent, Container, Low Hedge, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden

Exposure

Full Sun to Part Shade

Water

Medium

Soil Type

Moist well-drained acidic soil

Fertilizer

Feed throughout growing season

Dimensions

2.5' H x 2.5' W

Pruning

None needed

Planting Instructions

  • water before planting
  • plant in Full Sun to Part Shade
  • dig hole 3X the width of pot,
  • backfill and plant 1"-2" above soil level
  • water and add more soil if needed
  • mulch plants