Fothergilla major 'Mount Airy'
Fothergilla major 'Mount Airy' - Mount Airy Fothergilla - Photo courtesy of J. Frank Schmidt & Son Co.
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
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.
Fothergilla major 'Mount Airy' Characteristics
Soil MoistureAverage to Dry Soils
Moist to Average
Foliage ColorGreen (dark)