BLUE SHADOW FOTHERGILLA is an excellent plant for year-round eye appeal. In the spring, the shrub boasts bright white flower blooms on branch tips. The foliage on this shrub is bluish green with a powdered dust look. The summer foliage color turns to yellow, orange and red in the fall. With the combination of fragrant flowers, summer foliage interest as well as excellent fall color, Blue Shadow Fothergilla makes a great stand-alone plant.
Blue Shadow Fothergilla
Fothergilla major ‘Blue Shadow’ PP15490
Plant Type- Deciduous Shrub
Flower Color- White
Foliage Color- Powdery Blue-Green
Growth Habit- Round
Growth Rate- Slow
Spread- 4′ to 5′
Light- Part to Full Sun
Details- This Fothergilla exhibits fragrant flowers in the spring. Blue Shadow Fothergilla prefers slightly, moist but well-drained soil.
Pruning- The best time to prune Blue Shadow Fothergilla is in late winter. Do not shape the shrub when it is blooming. You can also prune this bush lightly after it is done flowering. Be careful not to take too much foliage off during a summer prune. Removing summer foliage will limit the fall color of the plant.
Other Fothergilla Plant Options
- Blue Mist Dwarf Fothergilla
- Blue Shadow Witch Alder Fothergilla
- Dwarf Fothergilla
- Mt. Airy Fothergilla