Leucothoe

These excellent broadleaf evergreen shrubs are good for underplanting rhododendrons as they like the same soil conditions (peaty soil that is moist, but well drained) and because they tolerate a good bit of shade. Protect from winter winds to increase their hardiness.

Varieties
Leucothoe axillaris

axillaris

Leucothoe axillaris 'Squirt'

axillaris 'Squirt'

Leucothoe fontanesiana 'Rainbow'

fontanesiana 'Rainbow'

Leucothoe keiskei 'Burning Love'

keiskei 'Burning Love'