DEUTZIA gracilis

White flowers in upright racemes
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
    tapered bright-green leaves to 6cm (2½in) long.
  • White
  • Height
    1m (39in)
  • Spread
    1m (39in)
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Bushy erect shrub.
  • Hardy - cold winter
    Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun

DEUTZIA gracilis

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Attractive to bees and other insects.
    Pests & Diseases
    None.
    Place of origin
    Japan.
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Racemes
    Upright racemes 5-7cm (2-3in) tall
    Star-shaped
    2cm (¾in) across
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Denticulate
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate
    (see photos above)
    Ovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 2
    Suitable for: Deciduous shrubs and trees that flower in Spring or early Summer on previous year's growth, including plants that produce new growth at or near ground level.
    Pruning: Prune flowered shoots to strong buds. Cut back approximately 1/4 of old shoots to the base to promote replacement growth.
    When: Annually, after flowering.

    RHS groups 2 & 3
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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1m (39in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1m (39in)
 

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