Deutzia crenata var. nakaiana 'Nikko'

Deutzia crenata var. nakaiana 'Nikko'

Photo/Illustration: 
Daryl Beyers
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(Deutzia crenata var. nakaiana 'Nikko')
Genus:  Deutzia

This compact variety performs well as a groundcover and is an excellent choice for the mixed border or rock garden. 

Noteworthy Characteristics: 

Clusters of five-petaled white flowers bloom in late spring; exhibits red-purple foliage in autumn.

Care: 

Grow in moderately fertile and moist soil in full sun. Shows some drought tolerance.

Propagation: 

Sow seed in a cold frame in fall. Take softwood cuttings in summer, and hardwood cuttings in fall.

Problems: 

Fungal leaf spots.

Overview

Height
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Spread
3 ft. to 6 ft.
Growth Habit
Clumps
Growth Pace
Moderate Grower
Light
Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture
Dry to Medium
Maintenance
Low
Characteristics
Showy Fall Foliage,
Showy Flowers
Bloom Time
Late Spring,
Spring
Flower Color
White
Uses
Beds and Borders,
Ground Covers
Style
Rock Garden
Seasonal Interest
Spring Interest
Type
Shrubs

Deutzia crenata var. nakaiana 'Nikko'