Native to southeastern U.S. Grown mainly for fall foliage color, but spring bloom is pretty: small, honey-scented white flowers in 1 to 2-in., brushlike clusters appear on zigzagging stems, either before or with the leaves. Performs best in moist, well-drained, acid soil.Fothergilla major
Native to the southeastern United States. Erect shrub to 9 ft. tall and 6 ft. wide, with roundish, 2 to 4-in.-long, somewhat lopsided leaves that turn yellow to orange to purplish red in autumn.
‘Mount Airy’ is smaller (3 to 5 ft. high and wide), with abundant bloom, good dark green leaf color, and consistently superb fall color in yellow, orange, and scarlet.
Native to the southeastern United States. Typically 2 to 3 ft. high (though it can grow considerably t...
From northern Iran. To 8–12 in. high, with nearly evergreen foliage. Flowers have yellow sepals ...
Native to eastern North America, east Asia. To 2–4 ft. tall, spreading indefinitely by creeping ...