Fothergilla gardenii

Dwarf Fothergilla

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Shrub
Growth Rate - Slow
Mature Height - 2-6'
Mature Width - 2-3'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - White, fragrant, apetalous, look like small bottlebrushes. Lasts 10-14 days, April to early May.
Fruit - 2-valved capsule, not showy, with 2 shining black seeds.
Leaf -
Fall Color - Brilliant yellow to orange to scarlet, often on same leaf, color develops late.
Bark -
Other Features - Foundation plantings, good summer foliage, outstanding fall color.
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Requires acid, peaty, sandy loam. Partial shade to full sun, good drainage.
Native Habitat - Coastal plain species, edge of ponds or bogs. Introduced 1765.
Diseases and Insects - Trouble free.
Strength -
Weakness -

Plants of this taxon:
-not currently in our collection-

Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Fothergilla.
- Other plants of the family Hamamelidaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Fothergilla.
- Other plants of the species Fothergilla gardenii.