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Deutzia gracilis (Deutzia)

Deutzia gracilis (Deutzia)

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Type Shrub (Multi-stemmed Plant), Deciduous, Flowering
Form Rounded Multi-Stemmed Bush
Size Medium Border Plant (50-180cm height)
Colours White Flowers (Summer early), Medium green Foliage
Care Some Maintenance Required - Tough Plant
Hardiness Frost hardy, Drought Tolerant, Seaside Friendly
Growth Slow Growing Plant
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Deutzia gracilis Description

Producing masses of white flowers in early summer, held in erect clusters. This compact deciduous shrub has an upright bushy habit. Good for mid border location in a sheltered spot. 1.2 x 1.2m

Deutzia gracilis - Cultivation Notes

A tough and popular garden shrub, Deutzia will grow in any reasonable garden soil, including clays, in full or part sun. When pruning reduce young growth encourage compact growth, prune to shape. For older bushes removing 1/3 of the oldest / weakest wood to ground and mulch with compost occasionally.

Strengths, Weaknesses & Design Usage

Strengths of Deutzia gracilis:

  • Sun loving drought tolerant plant
  • All round tough plant suitable for problem areas
  • Ideal for fast growing screening
  • Suitable for container growing
  • Suitable for exposed coastal planting
  • Tolerates cold exposed locations

Weaknesses of Deutzia gracilis

  • Does not tolerate very dry or very wet soils

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