Scientific Name: Deutzia gracilis (incl. hybrid cvs.)
Common Name: slender deutzia
Family Name: Hydrangeaceae
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China
Hardiness Zone: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 °C)
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous
Mature Size: 0.7 - 1.3m x 0.6 - 1.0m (height x width)
Habit: Dense
Form: Round
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Spring interest
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Humus rich, Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Soft flexible, Pinnate venation, Glabrous, Lanceolate, Ovate, Serrate
Flowers: Raceme, White, May
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Jul-Aug, (Persistent)
Key ID Features:
Leaves opposite, lanceolate, up to 7cm long; florets white (or pinkish cv.), bell-shaped, fragrant, in racemes up to 7cm long.