Slender deutzia

Deutzia gracilis

Deutzia gracilis 'Nikko'
Photo/Illustration: 
Daryl Beyers
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Slender deutzia (Deutzia gracilis)
DEWT-see-ah grah-SIL-iss
Genus:  Deutzia
This erect and bushy deutzia has masses of fragrant white flowers in upright clusters for weeks in spring and early summer.
Care:  Grow in moderately fertile, moist soil. Prefers full sun. Periodic thinning of branches will maintain the arching form. 
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
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit
Clumps
Growth Pace
Moderate Grower
Light
Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture
Medium Moisture
Maintenance
Low
Characteristics
Fragrant Flowers,
Showy Flowers
Bloom Time
Early Summer,
Spring,
Summer
Flower Color
White Flower
Uses
Beds and Borders
Seasonal Interest
Spring Interest
Type
Shrubs

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