Photo Courtesy of Spring Meadow

Fothergilla gardenii

White, bottlebrush flowers appear before foliage; flowers are a cluster of white stamens not petals. Foliage has coarsely toothed margin; brilliant orange/red in fall. Slow growth rate. Low growing.

Blooms early spring
2-3 ft tall x 2-3 ft spread
HARDY to -20°F (-28.9°C)


Zone Zone 5
Exposure Full Sun to Partial Shade
Moisture Moderate Moisture
Native to Native