Leucothoe Little Flames
Leucothoe ‘Little Flames’
Dog hobble ‘Little Flames’, Leucothoe axillaris ‘Little Flames’, Leucothoe fontanesiana ‘Little Flames’
Variety or Cultivar
‘Little Flames’ _ ‘Little Flames’ is a compact, bushy, evergreen shrub with narrowly ovate, glossy, mid-green leaves, red-flushed when young and turning scarlet in autumn. Racemes of small, white, bell-shaped flowers bloom in spring.
White in Spring
Mid-green, Flushed red in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Scarlet in Autumn; Scarlet in Winter
HOW TO CARE
Watch out for
Generally disease free.
Pruning group 1
Leucothoe ‘Little Flames’ (Dog hobble ‘Little Flames’) will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.3m after 10-20 years.
Beds and borders, Containers, Foliage only, Hedging/Screens, Low Maintenance
Grow in moist, acid soil in shade or partial shade.
Clay, Loamy, Sandy
Moisture-retentive, Moist but well-drained
Partial Shade, Full Shade
South, East, West