Blue Shadow Fothergilla

Fothergilla major 'Blue Shadow' PP #15,490

SKU
03141
Produces white honey-scented flowers at branch tips on a nicely mounded habit of icy blue-green foliage in spring. Weeks of stunning fall colors of red, orange and yellow. Provides unique color to the landscape as a foundation plant, in mixed shrub borders, or in mass plantings. Best bloom and color in full sun, but adapts to some shade. Deciduous.
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Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.

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Botanical Pronunciationfoth-er-GIL-la MAY-jor
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing; reaches 3 to 5 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.
Bloom TimeSpring
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeFragrant, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorWhite
Foliage ColorBlue-green
Garden StyleCottage
Growth RateSlow
Landscape UseBorder, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Hedge, Mass Planting, Very Wet Areas, Woodland Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Soil NeedsAzalea & Camellia Food
Special FeatureDramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Extreme Cold Hardiness, Fall Color, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Wet Soils, Bird Friendly, Multi-Season Interest
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
Companion PlantsWitch Hazel (Hamamelis); Beautyberry (Callicarpa); Weigela (Weigela); Serviceberry (Amelanchier); Sweetspire (Itea)

Thrives in organically rich, slightly acidic, moist, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established, water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil. Feed regularly during growing season. Prune annually in late winter to promote vigorous new growth.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 4-9

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