Mount Airy Fothergilla

Fothergilla major 'Mount Airy'

Pronunciation: foth-er-GIL-la MAY-jor
SKU #03718
4-9

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OVERVIEW
Description A deciduous shrub with deep blue-green leaves that have spectacular range of fall color. Showy, honey-scented, bottlebrush-like, white flowers appear before foliage emerges in spring. A beautiful addition to the landscape in semi-shaded mixed shrub borders, or as a background shrub, or hedge plant.
Light Full sun, Partial sun
Watering Keep soil moist, but not soggy.
Blooms Spring
Mature Size Slow growing; reaches 5 to 6 ft. tall and wide.
DETAILS
Deciduous/Evergreen Deciduous
Special Features Easy Care, Fall Color, North American Native Selection, Multi-Season Interest, Benefits Birds
Problems/Solutions Very Wet Areas
Growth Rate Slow
Flower Attributes Fragrant, Showy Flowers
CARE
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.

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in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.

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.