Leucothoe fontanesiana 'Makiejaz'®
Leucothoe fontanesiana 'Makiejaz'®

Leucothoe fontanesiana 'Makiejaz'® - evergreen, variegated

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Leucothoe fontanesiana 'Makiejaz'® is an evergreen decorative shrub, appreciated for its colorful foliage and its compact appearance, which adds a touch of color and texture to any garden. It is a popular choice for shady gardens or to bring contrast in landscape arrangements.

The leaves of the 'Makiejaz' shrub are varied, combining shades of green, yellow, red and bronze, which change dramatically and become more intense during the seasons . In autumn, the foliage can take on vibrant red-purple tones, adding a show of color to the garden even in the colder months. The plant forms a dense and arched bush, reaching a height of approximately 1.5 meters.

This shrub blooms in spring, producing clusters of small, white, fragrant flowers that add visual interest and attract pollinators. Although the flowers are interesting, the foliage remains the main attraction of the plant.

Leucothoe fontanesiana 'Makiejaz'® prefers slightly acidic, moist but well-drained soils, and partially or totally shaded areas . It is resistant to most pests and diseases, which makes it easy to maintain. It needs regular water, especially during periods of drought, and can benefit from the application of a mulch to maintain soil moisture.

Minimum temperature : -20 degrees Celsius
Height with pots included: approx. 30-40 cm (varies depending on the season)
Pot diameter: 17 cm