Dwarf Nikko Deutzia
Deutzia gracilis 'Nikko'
Full sun, Partial sun
Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.
|Botanical Pronunciation||DUT-si-a GRASS-ih-liss|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 2 ft. tall, slowly spreading to 5 ft. wide.|
|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 Attribute||Fragrant, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Rustic|
|Landscape Use||Border, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Urban Garden, Ground Cover|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Dwarf Plant, Fall Color, Pet Friendly|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.|
|Key Feature||Showy spring flowers|
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