This vigorous, blue-leafed shrub has honey-scented bottlebrush flowers in spring and has red fall foliage. It reaches 5-6 feet high and wide and is easily maintained, requiring little pruning. Of the blue-leaved cultivars ‘Blue Shadow’ is said to be the best.
Common Name: Bottlebrush, Blue Shadow Fothergilla
Family: Hamamelidaceae (The Witch Hazel Family)
Zone Hardiness: 5-8
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Spring
Soil Moisture: Average, Moist, Drought Tolerant
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Sunny higher ground in swamps & adjacent moist grassy areas.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - North America
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