- Common Name(s):
- Titi, Leatherwood, Swamp cyrilla
- Native Plants, Shrubs
Flowers attracts bees; rich green foliage gradually becomes orange to maroon (zones 6-7); does not like dry soil; flowers on previous season's growth; attracts bees; attractive, smooth brown bark; native to wet areas of southeastern US; suckers to form colonies
- 8-25 ft.
- Alternate, simple, lustrous, dark green leaves; 1.5-4 in. long; bright green below; gradually becomes canary yellow, orange
- 3-6 in. drooping sprays of small, creamy white flowers in summer on new growth; fragrant; seed capsule persists into winter
- 5 to 10
- Deciduous to semi-evergreen
- Sun to partial shade; moist to wet acidic soil high in organic matter; does not like dry soil
- Sprawling, spreading, loose, rounded shrub; stout, eccentric trunk; branches contorted and twisted
- Sun to partial shade; moist to wet soil
- 6 in. drooping sprays of white flowers late spring into summer produced on previous season ft.s growth
- 10-15 ft.
NCCES plant id: 474