Fothergilla gardenii/Dwarf Fothergilla

Fothergilla gardenii / Fothergilla gardenii
Great autumn color in the Upper South
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Great autumn color in the Upper South

Shrub during the summer growing season

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Low mound-like growth pattern

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Foliage and flowers

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Scientific Name: Fothergilla gardenii
Common Name: Dwarf Fothergilla
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 5, 6, 7, 8 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist, Dry
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Comments: Spreads by root suckers and to keep this plant in bounds the suckers should be removed as soon as evident. Its honey-scented flowers in late spring, autumn color, easy of establishment and maintenance are all plus features for this native plant.