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Fothergilla major 'Mount Airy'

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Photo Courtesy of JF Schmidt

Photo Courtesy of JF Schmidt

More About Fothergilla major 'Mount Airy'

  • Bottlebrush-like spikes of tiny, white, fragrant flowers
  • Flowers appear just before the leaves and persist for several weeks
  • Leathery, blue-green leaves turn yellow, orange, and red in the fall
  • Suckers produce colonies of stems
  • Bloom Time: April to May

Zone:

5

Height:

125-150 cm

Spread:

125-150 cm

Colour:

White

Mount Airy Fothergilla Growing and Maintenance Tips

This plant is best grown in a slightly acidic, peaty soil, in sun or light shade. To promote next season's flowering, any pruning should be done soon after blooming. To keep colonies under control, suckers can be removed any time of the year.

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Fothergilla major 'Mount Airy' Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Low Maintenance
Low Maintenance
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Average to Dry Soils
Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Deciduous
Fall Color

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Rounded
Clumping
Upright

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Specimen
Hedge
Border/edging

 Suitable Substitutions for Fothergilla major 'Mount Airy'

Aesculus parviflora

Aesculus parviflora

Bottlebrush Buckeye