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Lyonia lucida


Order: Ericales
   Family: Ericaceae
            Genus: Lyonia
                        Specie: Lyonia lucida

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 6 ft (1.8 m)

Cultivation: Moist acidic soil in part-shade

Features: Glossy leathery leaves; pink-tinged white flowers in clusters spring?summer

Uses: Woodland gardens Shrub borders Underplanting Damp sites

Zones: 5-8

Description: This erect evergreen shrub from the wet soils and swamps of Virginia, Florida and Louisiana, USA, grows to a height of 6 ft (1.8 m). It is easily distinguished from others in the genus by its conspicuously 3-angled branches. The glossy leathery leaves hav

Growth Habit: Erect habit

Comments: Pink-flowering cultivar available

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