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DEUTZIA pulchra

An attractive hardy species from Taiwan. Racemes of white flowers like drooping lily-of-the-valley and cinnamon coloured peeling bark in winter. Not yet well known but deserves to be
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£15.00 each
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Any 3+ £13.00 each

  • Deciduous - lance-shaped to narrowly ovate, entire or toothed, dark green, densely hairy leaves to 10cm (4in) long
  • White
  • Height - 2.5m (8ft)
  • Spread - 2m (6½ft)
  • Tall Shrub - upright shrub with peeling, orange-brown bark
  • Half hardy - unheated greenhouse / mild winter - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK except in severe winters and a risk from sudden (early) frosts. May be hardy elsewhere with wall shelter or good micro-climate. Likely to be damaged or killed in cold winters. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F)
  • Against a wall
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - - none
  • Place of origin - Taiwan, Phillipines
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Panicles - - slender, pendent panicles to 12cm (5in) long
  • Star-shaped - 2cm (¾in) across
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • 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
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - - moderately fertile
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly -
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2.5m (8ft)
Tall Shrub - guide for size not form Average Person
  2m (6½ft)
 

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