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Leucothoe Scarletta switch ivy mail order shrubs evergreen plants  irish grown direct to your door

Leucothoe Scarletta

Fetterbush / Switch ivy

This is a compact, popular evergreen, shrub with white, pitcher-like (a bit like Pieris), flowers in May, and deep scarlet-red foliage in late summer. Great for lower planting infront of acid beds or borders with Saracococca, or rhododendron ramapo,or large rhododendrons. See our article here on acid pants.

See its cousin rainbow, click here.

It needs mildly acid soil in sun or light shade and some attention to watering in very dry conditions. Doesnt mind clay or boggy soil If you don thave aciud soil use a lot of peat.

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