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.
Native to much of the Northern Hemisphere. Grows to 2–5 ft. tall and wide, with finely cut, medi...
To 5 ft. Outstanding glossy green, heavily ribbed leaves. A profusion of bright red flowers in midseas...
Native to eastern North America and east Asia. Grows to 2–4 ft. tall, spreading indefinitely by ...