Scientific Name: Fothergilla gardenii Form: Round
Common Name:dwarf fothergilla, witch alder Texture:Medium - coarse
Family Name:HamamelidaceaeHabit: Upright
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: Hardiness Zone:Zone 5: (-29 to -23 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Leathery, Glabrous, Obovate, Ovate, Dentate
Flowers: Spike, White, Apr- May
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Jul- Aug
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Acidic, Well-drained, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Fall interest, Mixed shrub border, Woodland margin
Key ID Features:Leaves alternate, oval-obovate, toothed; autumn leaves red-orange-yellow, <6 cm long; flowers white, fragrant, terminal 'bottlebrush' filaments.