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Fothergilla gardenii 'Blue Mist'

Blue Mist Dwarf Fothergilla

  • »  Dramatic foliage color
  • »  Excellent choice for a small hedge
  • »  Fragrant flowers

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'Blue Mist' is a dense, bushy shrub with oval blue-green leaves turning bright red, orange and yellow in autumn. Cylindrical terminal fragrant flower spikes to 4cm long, of small white flowers with long stamens are borne in spring before the leaves. Compact specimen or accent that may also be grown in groups or massed. Shrub borders, foundations, cottage gardens, open woodland areas or native plant areas. Small hedge.

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Attributes
Border or Bed
Fragrant
Specimen
Foliage Color
Blue
Maintenance and Care
Edging
Mass Planting
Attracts Wildlife
Supports Bees
Flower Color
White
Season of Interest (Flowering)
Spring
Season of Interest (Foliage)
Spring
Summer
Fall
Exposure
Full Sun
Partial Shade
Habit
Compact
Ground Cover
Soil Moisture
Average Water
Moist, Well-Drained
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Growing & Maintenance Tips for Fothergilla gardenii ''Blue Mist''

Best grown in moist, acidic, organically rich, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Best flowers occur in full sun, but plants appreciate some afternoon shade in hot and dry summer climates.