Dwarf Fothergilla Characteristics
Dwarf Fothergilla are versatile shrubs with aromatic white flowers bloom in early spring before the leaves appear. The flowers grow in clumps at the end of long stems. Female flowers keep their bright white, while male flowers display some yellow. The thick serrated leaves are green/blue green in spring and summer. In fall, the leaves turn bright fall colors, from yellow to red or orange. While fruits are produces in fall, they are small and ornamentally insignificant
These are low maintenance shrubs that rarely have any serious disease or pest problems. If installed in an appropriate area and the soil maintained properly, these are an easily grown addition to a landscape. The soils should be consistently moist and basal roots should be removed.