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CHAMAEDAPHNE calyculata

Commonly known as Leatherleaf

A wiry shrub with white heather-like flowers

£17.00 each

  • Evergreen - leathery, glossy, dark-green leaves to 5cm (2in) long turn red-brown in winter.
  • White
  • Height - 75cm (30in)
  • Spread - 90cm (36in)
  • Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - slender, arching shoots. Urn-shaped flowers in leafy, arching, one-sided racemes 4-12cm (1½-4in) long.
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade - dappled shade.
  • Additional Features - Good to know - ericaceous shrub suitable for a boggy or woodland garden
  • Pests & Diseases - none.
  • Place of origin - northern Europe, Asia, North America.
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Soil Conditions - Acid / ericaceous loving
  • Wet or boggy soil - humus-rich
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75cm (30in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  90cm (36in)
 

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