|Dwarf Fothergilla is a dense
compact deciduous shrub. In mid-spring, its flowers are white and resemble a
bottle-brush. Fothergilla leaves are rounded and dark green, changing to
brilliant yellow to orange-red in the fall. Fothergilla is an excellent
shrub for the residential landscape and adds considerable color from
April to October. Originally indigenous to the Allegheny
Mountains from nothern North Carolina and Tennessee to northern
Alabama, Dwarf Fothergilla is disease free and grows between 2 and 3 ft in height and width at a slow rate.
peaty, sandy loam and is not suitable for limy soils.
||Prune as disired.
Fothergilla is best used in a shrub border or employed in groupings,
masses, and foundation plantings.
||Dig a hole three times
the diameter of the root system, with a depth no deeper than the
original soil line on trunk. Break up the soil to the finest consistency
possible. Place plant in hole and fill, compacting the fill dirt. Water
the plant heavily to seal soil around the roots and remove air pockets.
Fertilize according to the recommendation of your local agriculture
extension agents, or fertilize based on your own knowledge and
Prices for 2011 are for bareroot
Fothergilla gardenii plant packages.
|Retail orders include
|There are limited quantities
of Fothergilla this year.|
Thank You for your business.
Please email or call if you have any questions. Retail orders are
shipped via priority mail.
These shrubs are not in storage, they
are dug fresh on receipt of your order. When your order is received, we
dig as soon as the weather permits. This time-frame is normally within
one week. If we need to delay your shipment for weather concerns, we
will advise you by phone or e-mail.
We ship via Priority Mail from zip-
code 37111. We DO NOT ship to west of the Rocky