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Fothergilla gardenii 'Blue Mist'

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Fothergilla gardenii

Fothergilla gardenii

Dwarf Fothergilla

 

More About Fothergilla gardenii 'Blue Mist'

  • 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:

5a

Height:

80-100 cm

Spread:

80-100 cm

Colour:

White
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Blue Mist Fothergilla Growing and Maintenance Tips

This plant grows best 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 the colonies under control, suckers can be removed any time of year.


Fothergilla gardenii 'Blue Mist' Characteristics

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

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fall Color
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Spring

Habit

Clumping
Upright
Rounded

Foliage Color

Blue
Green

Landscape uses

Hedge
Specimen
Naturalizing