Parent: Cliftonia monophylla
Category: Shrub - Evergreen
Zones: 7 to 9
Size: 8 to 12' tall, 6 to 8' wide
Growth Rate: Moderate
Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade
Pink flowers in 1.5 to 2.5" long racemes in April. Needs moist soil.
I purchased a 1-gallon plant from Nurseries Caroliniana in October 2010 and planted it near the conservatory. The foliage turned a deep purple during the winter and then lime green in spring. I potted it up in summer when there were no signs of growth or greening. It was dead.