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  • Great in Gardens,
  • Moist to Wet Soil,
  • Deer Resistant,
Common Name:Pheasant Berry
Plant Type:Shrub
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9, 10 What is my zone?
Height:3 - 5 Feet
Spread:3 - 4 Feet
Exposure:Full Sun (+6 hrs.)
Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Blooms On:This Year's Growth
Nature Attractions:Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Songbirds
Critter Resistance:Deer
Flower Color:White Shades

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(Pheasant Berry) Golden Lanterns® Leycesteria is a hot new shrub with attractive, clean, bright yellow-green foliage with hints of red in the new growth. In mid-summer it is covered with 4 inch long pendulous, drooping clusters of dark purplish-red bracts and white flowers. Edible dark purple berries are produced in autumn and actually do attract pheasants and other wildlife. It is a fantastic plant for the perennial garden or as a color item for the patio. In the north Golden Lanterns® is a dieback shrub that behaves live a perennial. Grows best in moist to wet conditions. A Proven Winners® ColorChoice® Flowering Shrub.
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GOLDEN LANTERNS® Leycesteria formosa 'Notbruce'

Common Name Pheasant Berry
USDA Hardiness Zone 6, 7, 8, 9, 10
Plant Type Shrub
Sun Exposure Full Sun (+6 hrs.), Part Shade (4-6 hrs.)
Soil Moisture Needs Moist, Wet
Nature Attractions Butterflies, Hummingbirds, Songbirds
Critter Resistance Deer
Flower Color White Shades
Attributes Deciduous
Design Use Container, Specimen, Waters Edge or Bog
Blooms On This Year's Growth
Growth Habit Mounding
Season of Interest (Flowering) Summer
Season of Interest (Foliage) Spring, Summer

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