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Dwarf Nikko Deutzia

Deutzia gracilis 'Nikko'

Pronunciation: DUT-si-a GRASS-ih-liss
SKU #03157
5-8

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OVERVIEW
Description A low-growing dwarf shrub with bright green leaves on arching branches, that becomes a wonderful and very showy accent when covered by white double blooms in spring. Foliage turns a deep burgundy color in fall. A wonderful addition to sunny shrub borders. Deciduous.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Reaches 2 ft. tall, slowly spreading to 5 ft. wide
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Fall Color, Non-toxic to Cats and Dogs, Compact Form
Growth Rate Slow
Growth Habit Mounding
Flower Attributes Fragrant, Showy Flowers
STYLE
Landscape Use Border, Ground Cover
Design Ideas Use this plant as a groundcover or along the front edge of a shrub border for a field of bright green foliage. With the casual beauty of an old-fashioned flowering shrub, it is a fine alternative to weed-vulnerable, herbaceous groundcovers. Untroubled by poor soils, it is resilient and requires little or no maintenance.
Flower Color White
Foliage Color Green
Companion Plants Weigela (Weigela); Dogwood (Cornus); Coral Bells (Heuchera); Speedwell (Veronica); Delphinium (Delphinium)
CARE
Care Very adaptable to most soils; thrives in humusy, moist, well-drained, loamy soil. Best flowering in full sun. Water deeply, regularly during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer in spring. Prune to shape, immediately after flowering.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-8

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