Fothergilla gardenii 'Mt. Airy'

Dwarf Fothergilla

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
Lowest-growing of the Fothergillas, this tall plant has deeper blue-green leaves, larger, 1-inch-long flower clusters, and better fall color.

Attributes - Fothergilla gardenii 'Mt. Airy'

Plant Type: Shrub

Bloom Season: Early Summer

Flower Color: White

Foliage: Deciduous

Height: 3 ft. to 3 ft. 6 in.

Width: 3 ft. 6 in.

Sunlight: Partial Sun

Climate: Zones 5, 6, 7, 8, 9

Notes: Thrives in Acid Soil. Fragrant, Showy Flowers.

Related Plants

Fothergilla gardenii, Fothergilla gardenii 'Blue Mist', Fothergilla major
 
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