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Fothergilla gardenii
Witch Alder

Fothergilla gardenii
Fothergilla gardenii
Fothergilla gardenii
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Description

An often overlooked deciduous shrub native to the United States, Fothergilla gardenii is a cousin of the witch hazel and has showy white, fragrant, bottle brush flowers. In autumn, the lush green foliage turns rich shades of red and orange before falling.

Fothergilla gardenii is a superb garden plant, suitable for gardens of any size!

Supplied Size: 3L pots (approx 3 - 4 years old, 25 - 30 cm tall)


  • Position: Full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Moist, acid, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: April - May.
  • Rate of Growth: Slow.
  • Habit: Small densely branching, compact shrub.
    • Height: 1 m (3 ft)
    • Spread: 1 m (3 ft)
  • Notes: Fothergilla gardenii makes a good companion plant for Rhododendron or Hamamelis, as they enjoy the same soil conditions.

 


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