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.
Dense, bushy plant to 4 ft. Exceptional purplish pink flowers; profuse bloom. Flowers early, when foli...
To 5 ft. Outstanding glossy green, heavily ribbed leaves. A profusion of bright red flowers in midseas...
To 6 ft. tall, 4 ft. wide. Olive green foliage. Lilac-pink flowers come midseason to late. Tolerates b...