Otto Luyken Laurel is a dwarf form of English laurel growing to about 3' in height. This lush growing, compact, evergreen shrub offers year-round interest with glossy dark green leaves and showy, fragrant, creamy white flower spikes, followed by small black ornamental fruit. Dense foliage provides winter shelter for birds. This plant works well as a hedge, an accent plant or filler. It is shade tolerant.