Mt. Airy Fothergilla

Fothergilla major ‘Mount Airy’

Plant Type- Deciduous Shrub

Flower Color- White

Foliage Color- Powdery Blue-Green

Growth Habit- Round

Growth Rate- Slow

Zone- 4-9

Height- 5′-6′

Spread- 4′ to 5′

Light- Part to Full Sun

Details-  This Fothergilla exhibits fragrant flowers in the spring.  Mt. Airy Fothergilla prefers slightly, moist but well-drained soil.

Pruning-  The best time to prune Mt. Airy 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

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  • Blue Shadow Fothergilla
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  • Dwarf Fothergilla