Light Needs:
Light needs: Partial Sun
Partial to full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
Average Landscape Size:
Average Landscape Size
Moderate growing to 6 to 8 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.
Key Feature:
Key Feature
Spring Flowering
Blooms:
Flowering Time
Spring
Landscape Uses:
Landscape Uses
Botanical Pronunciation:DUT-si-a HIB-rid-a
Plant type:Shrub
Deciduous/evergreen:Deciduous
Growth rate:Moderate
Average landscape size:Moderate growing to 6 to 8 ft. tall, 6 ft. wide.
Foliage color:Green
Blooms:Spring
Flower color:Pink
Flower attributesShowy Flowers
Garden styleCottage
Design IdeasExceptional seasonal snow white for the mixed shrub border. Casual habit fits equally well into wild gardens and blends with many natives. Elegant flowers are excellent secondary focal point for foundation planting out in front. Blends into planting islands and along board fence lines. A natural for edges of the woodland and around outdoor living spaces
Companion PlantsGroup this beauty with other elegant flowering shrubs such as P.J.M. Rhododendron, (Rhododendron x 'P.J.M.'), Penny Mac Hydrangea, (Hydrangea macrophylla 'Penny Mac'), Nathan Hale Mountain Laurel, (Kalmia latifolia 'Nathan Hale') and Cardinal Candy Viburnum, (Viburnum dilatatum 'Henneke').
Care Information
Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. For a formal appearance, shear annually after flowering.Pruning time: spring after flowering.
Light Needs:
Light needs: Partial Sun
Partial to full sun
Watering Needs:
Water needs: Moderate
Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
History:
Deutzia is a shrub of Asian origin introduced early on into France. Breeding there by Lemoine Nursery developed many hybrids developed between 1894 and 1927. This pink flowered form was developed and introduced by Monrovia.
Lore:
The genus was named for Dutch botanist, Johann van der Deutz, town councelor and amateur botanist of Amsterdam.