Leucothoe fontanesiana 'Rainbow' /Rainbow Drooping Leucothoe

Leucothoe fontanesiana 'Rainbow'   / Leucothoe fontanesiana 'Rainbow'
Variegated foliage in shades of pinkish-white
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Variegated foliage in shades of pinkish-white

Appropriately named with an array of colors in the foliage

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New growth has pink coloration in foliage while mature foliage has white and green variegation

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Scientific Name: Leucothoe fontanesiana 'Rainbow'
Common Name: Rainbow Drooping Leucothoe
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Wet,
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Colorful, mottled leaves on arching, striking, red stems make this plant outstanding in the landscape. It has showy, pendulous clusters of white flowers in spring. It is effective in a container, as a hedge or as a clipped ground cover. Has dramatic foliage colors of green, white, pink and mottled ones with two or three of these colors.