Genus: Fothergilla

Fothergilla

(Fothergilla)
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Hamamelidaceae
These shrubs are beautiful, compact, and easy to grow, making them obvious choices for mixed borders, foundation plantings, and naturalizing. The fragrant, bottlebrush flowers are petalless, with prominent white stamens. In autumn, the foliage shades range from blood red to blazing yellow, and every shade in between. Fothergilla are native to the southeastern U.S. 
Noteworthy characteristics:  Easy to grow. Fragrant, bottlebrush flowers. Good fall color. U.S. native.
Care:  Grow in moist but well-drained, acidic soil in full sun or partial shade. Prune only to maintain a healthy framework.
Propagation: 

Sow seed in a cold frame in fall or winter; take softwood cuttings in summer.

Species, varieties and clutivars for genus Fothergilla

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Dwarf Fothergilla, Dwarf Witch Alder
Fothergilla 'Blue Shadow'
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Dwarf fothergilla
Fothergilla gardenii
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'Jane Platt' fothergilla
Fothergilla gardenii 'Jane Platt'
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'Blue Mist' fothergilla
Fothergilla gardenii 'Blue Mist'
Problems: 

Usually trouble-free.