Fothergilla gardenii

Dwarf Fothergilla, Dwarf Witch Alder

Two white flowering shrubs from the eastern United States. One is a 3 to 4 foot spreader, the other grows to 9 feet tall. Their leaves offer excellent orange and scarlet fall color. Honey-scented, bottle-brush shaped blooms open before leaves develop, creating a dramatic spring show. In hot, dry summer climates, needs partial shade and extra water. Plant in peaty soil.
Fothergilla gardenii, Dwarf Fothergilla, Dwarf Witch Alder
This deciduous shrub bears tiny flowers in 1 inch clusters. After these fade, the leaves turn red.

Attributes - Fothergilla gardenii

Plant Type: Shrub

Bloom Season: Early Spring through Mid Fall

Flower Color: White

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 2 ft. to 3 ft.

Width: 3 ft.

Sunlight: Full Sun, Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 5, 6, 7, 8

Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil. Fragrant.

Related Plants

Fothergilla gardenii 'Blue Mist', Fothergilla gardenii 'Mt. Airy', Fothergilla major
 
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