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Planted at Mount Vernon


  • Upper Garden

  • Hardiness Zones


    This glossy-leafed shade loving shrub has a graceful arching habit and panicles of white flowers in the late spring.

    Latin Name

    Leucothoe axillaris


    Family

    Ericaceae


    Also Known As

    Dog-hobble Coast Leucothoe


    Type of Plant

    Shrub

    Bloom Season

    May - May


    Seasons

    Spring

    Specifications

    Max Height: 4'
    Max Spread: 5'

    Uses

  • Hedge

  • Sunlight Exposure

    Part Shade

    Toxicity

    Do not ingest
    Harmful to pets

    Colors


    Native Range

    Southeastern United States


    History

    John Bartram recorded coastal doghobble in his 1792 nursery list.


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