Scientific Name: Deutzia scabra 'Pride of Rochester'
Common Name: Pride of Rochester deutzia, fuzzy deutzia
Family Name: Hydrangeaceae
Origin: Garden origin, S.E. Asia / Japan / China
Hardiness Zone: Zone 6: (-23 to -18 °C)
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous
Mature Size: 2 - 3m x 2 - 3m (height x width)
Habit: Arching, Twiggy, Upright
Form: Vase
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Mixed shrub border, Summer interest
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media:
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Ovate, Crenate
Flowers: Panicle, White, May-Jun
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Jul-Aug
Key ID Features:
Leaves opposite, ovate, with fine teeth and fuzzy on both sides; florets double, white, in panicles, late spring.