University of Rhode Island

Lyonia mariana

Stagger-bush

Deciduous shrub with dark green leaves which turn red in autumn. Tubular white to pinkish flowers hang in clusters in late spring. Prefers moist sandy sites, partial to full sun. Native to RI. Up to 6’.

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© Janet Novak 2005. Image courtesy of the Connecticut Botanical Society.

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