Native to the southeastern U.S. Grown mainly for its fall foliage color, but spring bloom is pretty: small, honey-scented white flowers in 1–2-in., brushlike clusters appear on zigzagging stems, either before or with the leaves. Performs best in moist, well-drained, acid soil.Fothergilla gardenii
Typically grows to 2–3 ft. high (though it can grow considerably taller) and as wide or wider, with 1–2 1/2-in.-long, dark green, lopsided leaves. Foliage turns intense yellow to orange to scarlet in autumn, often with all three colors in the same leaf. ‘Blue Mist’ is a blue-foliaged variety that doesn’t color up as well in fall.
Dense, bushy plant to 4 ft. Exceptional purplish pink flowers; profuse bloom. Flowers early, when foli...
Erect shrub grows to 9 ft. tall and 6 ft. wide, with roundish, 2–4-in.-long, somewhat lopsided l...
This semievergreen hybrid between E. alpinum and E. grandiflorum grows to 1 ft. high...