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Leucothoe editorum /Doghobble

Leucothoe editorum   / Leucothoe editorum
A low growing spreading native evergreen shrub
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A low growing spreading native evergreen shrub

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Foliage and fruiting bodies in mid summer

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Scientific Name: Leucothoe editorum
Common Name: Doghobble
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Rate of Growth: Fast
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: Dog hobble gets its name from the fact that it grows in dense thickets where dogs would be stopped in the thickets when on hunting trips. It has masses of fragrant clusters of small, white, bell-shaped flowers.