Fothergilla gardenii

dwarf witch-alder

Hamamelidaceae


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Plant Specifics

Form: shrub
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 3-5 ft    Width: 2-4 ft
Flower Color: flower color   flower color      white,green
Phenology: deciduous
Noted for: Showy flowers, fall color

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Foundation plantings, group or mass planting, multi-season accent, or specimen shrub.
Propagation: Rooted stem cuttings
Availability: Native nurseries, FNPS plant sales
Light: light requirement   light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
moisture_bar
Soil or other substrate: Loam
Soil pH Range: Acidic

Ecology

Native Habitats: Sunny, wet eges of baygalls, shrub swamps, pitcherplant bogs; shrubby transition zones into wet flatwoods.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   

Other

Other Comments: May sucker and form small clones