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Drooping Laurel

Drooping Laurel

Leucothoe fontanesiana

Featured Plant Category: Focal point, Shade Tolerant

Height: 2 to 3'

Container Size: 1 Gallon

Bloom Time: May

Bloom Color: White

Soil Moisture: Medium

Soil Type: Moist, rich, sandy or clay loam, acidic.

Light Requirements: Part shade to Full shade

Hardiness Zone: 5,6,7,8

Other Names: Leucothoe fontanesiana, Leucothoe catesbaei, Doghobble, Mountain Doghobble, Highland Doghobble, Fetter-bush, Switch Ivy

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$24.99

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Description

Drooping Laurel (Leucothoe fontanesiana) is an evergreen shrub that grows naturally in shady ravines, streambanks, and moist forested areas. It is often used as a specimen shrub or hedge in landscapes due to its graceful, long arching branches. The bell-shaped white flowers that grow in long clusters each spring attract bees, butterflies, and other pollinators. Drooping Laurel’s leaves develop an attractive burgundy color in the fall, and during the winter its evergreen branches provide cover for wildlife.


 

Additional information

Height

2 to 3'

Container Size

1 Gallon

Bloom Time

May

Bloom Color

White

Soil Moisture

Medium

Soil Type

Moist, rich, sandy or clay loam, acidic.

Light Requirements

Part shade to Full shade

Hardiness Zone

5,6,7,8

Other Names

Leucothoe fontanesiana, Leucothoe catesbaei, Doghobble, Mountain Doghobble, Highland Doghobble, Fetter-bush, Switch Ivy

Shipping Information

We now ship from two locations!

Maryland – Our nursery in Maryland is perfectly located to serve the Eastern United States within a 2-3 day shipping window. You will receive the most reasonable shipping rates from our Maryland location if you live east of Ohio.

Illinois – Our nursery in Illinois is perfectly located to serve the Midwestern United states within a 2-3 day shipping window. You will receive the most reasonable shipping rates from our Illinois location if you live west of West Virginia.

Please Note: If you live between the two facilities, you can change the Ship From location on the Cart page to see which will give you better shipping rates.

Not all plants are offered at both locations. You can find more information on our products and packaging on the Shipping Information page.