Horticulture Report: Fothergilla gardenii

Plant Name: Fothergilla gardeniiFothergilla_flower
Common Name: Dwarf Fothergilla
Plant type: Deciduous Shrub
Height: 2-3 ft
Spread:   2-3 ft
Bloom Time:  April – May
Flower Color:  White
Exposure: Full sun to part shade ( blooms best with full sun morning, afternoon shade)20171103_154812
Soil Requirements: Moist, acidic, organically rich, well-drained soil.  Grows well in sandy soils, but not clay.
Water Needs: Medium
Attributes:   Interesting bottle-bush fragrant flowers, Fall color, multi-stemmed, attracts birds, deer resistant,  year round interest.
Note: Easy care
Uses:  Shrub border, Foundation planting, Cottage Garden, Woodland Garden, Native Garden, Small hedge.
Native to: Southeastern U.S.
USDA Hardiness Zone: 5-9