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Fothergilla can grow in a variety of soils but prefers a well-drained, acidic, clay soil.  It's moderate size makes it an excellent candidate for residential landscapes and shrub borders.  Fothergilla will be of year-round interest to the gardener with its lush white spring flowers, blue/green summer foliage and attractive red, orange or yellow fall color.
Common Name: Dwarf Fothergilla
Botanical Name: Fothergilla
Type: Deciduous shrub
Growth Rate: Slow
Soil Preference: Tolerates drought and occasional wetness but prefers to grow in well-drained/loamy, sandy or clay soils with a pH preference acidic to slightly alkaline
Light Requirements: Partial sun, partial shade
Attributes: Pest tolerant
Pests: None serious
Diseases: None serious
Care: Fertilize with Holly-tone as recommended.  It is best to allow Fothergilla to grow to its natural form so only lightly prune if necessary.

Planting Instructions: Trees & Shrubs
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Fothergilla gardenii 'Blue Mist'
Dwarf Blue Mist Fothergilla
zones 5a-8a
Description:  A handsome blue foliage form with a rather wispy delicate mounded growth habit.  Fothergilla covers itself with soft, white flowers each spring before the leaves emerge - it appears to be covered in snow when in full bloom!  The attractive fall colors are red, orange or yellow. 
Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Spring
Foliage Color: Blue/green, orange and red fall color
Height: 4-6'
Spread: 3-6'

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Fothergilla gardenii 'Blue Shadow'
Dwarf Blue Shadow Fothergilla
zones 4-8
Description:  A showstopper with beautiful, honey-scented, bottlebrush-shaped white flowers in spring, gray-blue summer foliage and exceptional rich-red leaves in fall.
Bloom Color: White
Bloom Time: Spring
Foliage Color: Gray Blue
Height: 5-6'
Spread: 5-6'

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