Leucothoe keiskei ‘Halloween’

Common Name : leucothoe 'Halloween'Type : ShrubHabit : Clump-formingFoliage : EvergreenHeight : 0.5-1 metresSpread : 0.5-1 metresFlower colour : WhiteFlowering from : Aprilto MayFoliage colour : Green& RedHardiness : H5
Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters -15° to -10°
Sunlight : Full Sun / Part ShadeMoisture : Moist but well-drainedSoil : AcidSeason of interest : Spring - Summer - Autumn - WinterTo be Sheltered Fragrant

Leucothoe keiskei ‘Opstal16’, trade name Halloween was announced Best Novelty of this week held Dutch trade fair for hardy nursery stock GrootGroenPlus 2014 in Zundert (Netherlands). The judges of the Royal Boskoop Horticultural Society wrote in their jury report: “Innovative for its very narrow, elegantly arching leaves; these colour dark red in autumn and winter. Handsome and compact plants in an excellent and original presentation. Good addition to the range of shrubs that can be sold in autumn.”


 

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