Blue Shadow Fothergilla
Fothergilla major 'Blue Shadow' PP #15,490
Pronunciation: foth-er-GIL-la MAY-jor
|Description||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.|
|Light||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Watering||Keep soil moist, but not soggy.|
|Mature Size||Slow growing; reaches 3 to 5 ft. tall, 4 to 5 ft. wide.|
|Special Features||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Multi-Season Interest, Benefits Birds|
|Flower Attributes||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge|
|Companion Plants||Witch Hazel (Hamamelis); Beautyberry (Callicarpa); Weigela (Weigela); Serviceberry (Amelanchier); Sweetspire (Itea)|
|Care||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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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.