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Excess sun, cold or shade can reduce flowering; numerous cultivars available
- 8-15 ft.
- Alternate, simple, lustrous, leathery, dark green leaves; 2-4 in. long; some yellowing of foliage can occur in winter with direct sun
- 3-5 in. semi-double to double flowers in winter or spring; white, pink, red, rose, variegated; not fragrant
- 7 to 9
- Partial shade (pine shade is ideal); prefers acidic, moist, well-drained soil high in organic matter
- Upright, dense, pyramidal shrub; stiff and formal
- 5-10 ft.
NCCES plant id: 1453