Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.
|Botanical Pronunciation||foth-er-GIL-a gar-DE-ne-i|
|Average Size at Maturity||Slow growing; reaches 2 to 3 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide, or wider.|
|Design Ideas||Plant this lovely native in shade gardens or in wooded settings where its rangy character and white flower spikes are appreciated. Use as a single specimen for accent planting or mix into casual shrub borders or with other natives that need a color boost in spring or fall. Native to forest floors, it is perfectly at home in a woodland garden with conifers and hardwoods.|
|Flower Attribute||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Hedge, Very Wet Areas, Woodland Garden, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Fall Color, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Acidic Soil, Tolerates Wet Soils, Bird Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil - weekly, or more often.|
|Key Feature||Brilliant Fall Color|
Thrives in organically rich, slightly acidic, moist, well-drained soils. Water deeply, regularly during first growing season to establish an extensive root system; once established, water regularly to maintain evenly moist soil. Feed regularly during the growing season. Prune annually in late winter to promote vigorous new growth.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 4 - 9