10 years to reach maturity
This plant has a mild fragrance
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Fothergilla 'Blue Shadow' Overview
Fothergilla 'Blue Shadow' is a compact shrub that prefers acidic (ericaceous) soil. In spring it produces creamy white bottle brush shaped flowers which are very fragrant. It's leaves emerge green but soon develop a blue tint before turning bright red, orange and yellow before falling.
Common problems with Fothergilla 'Blue Shadow'
Generally pest and disease free.
How to harvest Fothergilla 'Blue Shadow'
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Fothergilla 'Blue Shadow'
Take softwood cuttings in summer.
Air layering can be done in Summer.
Special features of Fothergilla 'Blue Shadow'
Can be grown in large container outdoors to provide the ideal growing medium.
Other uses of Fothergilla 'Blue Shadow'
Suits being included in small garden designs for it's compact habit.