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Fothergilla gardenii

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Features

  • BloomsMarch to May
  • Height0.6m to 1.2m
  • Spread1m to 1.5m
  • Growth HabitMound
  • Flower ColourWhite, pink
  • Leaf ColourGreen shades

Description

Fothergilla gardenii. This is an early blooming low shrub with brilliantly coloured autumn foliage. The white flowering spikes have a sweet honey-scent. They will bear dark green leaves in early spring and summer that turn red, orange and yellow in the autumn.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Deciduous, Fragrant

Origin

Florida, North America

Interest and use

Hedging, specimen, ornamental, fragrance, border. Spring interest.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -15°C)
  • SoilHumus-rich
  • Soil pH5.0 to 6.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They will prefer a shaded environment.

Propagation

Propagate from seed or cuttings or by layering.

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