ReJoyce Coast Leucothoe

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Sophisticated Native ReJoyce Coast Leucothoe

  • Native Broad-Leaved Evergreen Shrub
  • Eco-Sensitive Choice
  • Gorgeous New Growth Emerges Red
  • Clusters of Urn-Shaped, White Flowers Held on Arched Racemes
  • Pollinator Friendly
  • Vibrant, Deep Red Fall Color Holds in WInter
  • Slender, Glossy Leaves Come to a Distinct Point
  • Native Boxwood Replacement
  • Tight and Compact Spreader
  • Dense, Arching Branches
  • Perfect in Partial Shade
  • Tolerates Acidic Soil and Coastal Conditions
  • Deer Don't Prefer the Taste

Well-appointed gardens become a delightful place of respite from the madding crowd. We offer so many gorgeous landscape plants to decorate your personal paradise.

For a lovely look all year-long, choose ReJoyce Coast Leucothoe (Leucothoe axillaris ReJoyce). Line your formal planting beds to add structure, pretty texture and outstanding color.

This native selection offers visual interest all year-long. With a dense, compact growth habit, romantically arching branches and ultra-glossy foliage...this small shrub brings supermodel looks to your landscape.

From the early days of spring, the new growth develops as a showy bright red. The color is contrasted by last year's crimson growth for an exquisite accent to welcome the new season.

Delight in their softly fragrant bloomsthe local butterflies certainly will. You can feel proud of this beneficial native nectar resource for essential pollinators!

White carillons of bell-shaped blooms line the length of arched racemes. Their gleaming petals are prominent against the lustrous foliage for a delicate springtime feature.

People across the lower United States are utilizing this broad-leaved evergreen as a hedging plant. Mix into your Boxwood, or Distylium to add recommended bio-diversity to your plantings.

Our plant experts work hard to bring incredible cultivars online for your convenience. ReJoyce Coast Leucothoe is an outstanding choice.

Grow them in the ground, or keep them as lovely container plants on Roof Gardens or balconies. Wait until the fall temperature hit, and you'll be happily surprised by a jolt of wine-red foliage color for autumn.

Open that special bottle of Merlot you've been saving. It will be color coordinated with your Leucothoe backdrop.

Easy-care, rugged and salt-tolerant, ReJoyce Coast Leucothoe takes tough conditions in stride. Even areas with deer pressure can count on their high performance, day in and day out.

Don't miss your chance to utilize our high quality plant material in your showpiece. Order ReJoyce Coast Leucothoe from Nature Hills today!

Buying Options for Plants

Nature Hills sells a large variety of plants with several options available. Plants are offered in both potted containers and as dormant bare root without soil. Here is a helpful resource to understand your options as you create a beautiful landscape with help from Nature Hills.

Ever wonder what a larger plant will mean for your landscape? Container Sizes are really all about the age of the plant!

Seasonally, Nature Hills offers hand selected, high quality bare root trees, shrubs and perennials. Bare root plants are sold by height from the top of the root system to the top of the plant. Plants may be taller than the height minimums.

  • Popular sizes of select trees are 1 foot, 2 feet, 3 feet, etc.
  • Popular sizes of select bare root plants is 1 foot, 18 inches, etc.

Nature Hills Container Size by Volume

Keep in mind, specific varieties and different growing conditions can affect the rate at which plants grow. Variations in size may occur.

Young Plants to 18 Months
Size Volume
2"x2"x3" Ranges from .18 to .21 dry quarts / .198 to .23 dry liters in volume
4.5" Container Equal to .65 dry quart / .72 dry liter in volume
Sprinter Pot Equal to .63 dry quart / .69 dry liter in volume
4" Container Ranges from .31 to .87 / .35 to .96 dry liter in volume
6" Container Equal to 1.4 dry quarts / 1.59 dry liters in volume
1 Quart Equal to 1 dry quart / 1.1 dry liter in volume
5.5" Container Equal to 1.89 of a dry quart / 2.08 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x5" Ranges from .8 to 1.1 dry quarts / .88 to 1.2 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x6" Ranges from 1.0 to 1.3 dry quarts / 1.1 to 1.41 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x9" Ranges from 1.1 to 2.1 dry quarts / 1.2 to 2.3 dry liters in volume
4"x4"x10" Ranges from 1.7 to 2.3 dry quart / 1.87 to 2.53 dry liters in volume
Plants 18 Months - 2.5 Years Old
Size Volume
2 Quart Equal to 2 dry quarts / 2.2 dry liters in volume
#1 Container Ranges from 2.26 to 3.73 dry quarts / 2.49 to 4.11 dry liters in volume
5"x5"x12" Equal to 3.5 to 4.3 dry quarts / 3.85 to 4.74 dry liters in volume
Plants 2 - 4 Years Old
Size Volume
#2 Container Ranges from 1.19 to 1.76 dry gallons / 5.24 to 7.75 dry liters in volume
#3 Container Ranges from 2.32 to 2.76 dry gallons / 10.22 to 12.16 dry liters in volume
Plants 3 - 5 Years Old
Size Volume
#5 Container Ranges from 2.92 to 4.62 dry gallons / 12.86 to 20.35 dry liters in volume
#6 Container Ranges from 5.25 to 6.01 dry gallons / 23.12 to 26.42 dry liters in volume
#7 Container Ranges from 5.98 to 6.08 dry gallons / 26.34 to 26.78 dry liters in volume

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To obtain a more accurate shipment time-frame, simply enter your zip code in the “Find Your Growing Zone” box to the right. Our plants are grown all over the country and lead time on items may be different because of this. Once your order is placed, you will also receive the specific shipment time-frame information as part of your order confirmation. Once an item ships, you will receive shipment notification and tracking numbers, so you can follow along while your plant travels to your doorstep. We use FedEx, UPS, or USPS at our discretion.

Due to winter weather we have put a hold on shipping to the areas shown below in grey. You can still order now and we will ship the plant to you during an appropriate time for your zone.

*If you have found your zone already, it will be highlighted in the table below.
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Shipping Rates

At Nature Hills we handle, package and ship the products you order with the utmost care to ensure healthy delivery. Shipping and handling charges are calculated based on the tables below. Please note that some items include an additional handling surcharge, these will be noted on the item's product page.

From To S&H
0 - 19.99 24.99
20 - 49.99 29.99
50 - 69.99 34.99
70 - 99.99 39.99
100 - 129.99 44.99
130 - 149.99 48.99
150 - 150+ Approx 28%

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ReJoyce Coast Leucothoe Is Suited to Grow in Zones 6-9
Growing Zones 6-9
More Information
Brand Nature Hills' Choice
Botanical Name Leucothoe axillaris 'ReJoyce'
Type Broad-Leaved Evergreen
Mature Height 2 - 3 feet
Mature Spread 2 - 3 feet
Soil Well Drained
Moisture Medium
Growth Rate Medium
Foliage Color Green
Fall Color Red
Pollinator Friendly Yes
Pruning Time Early Spring
Fragrant No