Deutzia. RHS advice & tips on garden & indoor plants

DEUTZIA

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They can easily be grown and require very little maintenance. A wonderful spreading sub-shrub is smothered in fragrant clean white double blossoms in late spring. Ideal for small gardens, Deutzia gracilis 'Nikko' is considered one of the best Deutzia cultivars thanks to its great horticultural merits. It is done after the flowering blooming season ends. It tolerates either full sun or partial shade. Best flowering is in full sun. A wonderful spreading sub-shrub is smothered in fragrant clean white double blossoms in late spring.

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Yuki Cherry Blossom® Deutzia

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These plants are tolerant of a wide range of soil conditions and do not suffer from significant disease problems. Category: Shrubs Water Requirements: Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings Sun Exposure: Sun to Partial Shade Light Shade Partial to Full Shade Foliage: Grown for foliage Deciduous Foliage Color: Height: 18-24 in. Its big disadvantage is that it catches so many leaves in the fall and it is hard to get them out. The fact that they require very little care and have no negative characteristics makes them a perfect addition to any garden. White Flower Farm is a family-owned mail-order nursery located in northwestern Connecticut. Very easy to grow in any fertile soil. We are despatching your orders as fast as possible, however there may be a delay of up to two weeks.

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Deutzia gracilis

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Adding organic compost to the soil may hasten growth but these accepting shrubs also grow in clay soil. You have earned yourself a customer for life! It does, however, require some attention both for pruning and for watering, if you want to enhance its blooming and growth. Give it a 'mostly' sunny location and it will flower profusely for you during mid to late spring leaving you with a compact sort of mounded little spread to enjoy for the rest of the year. Oblong-lanceolate, acuminate with tip outside of plane of leaf, cuneate, minutely serrulate and setose with bristles pointed up, bright to deep green, glabrous beneath. If plants become thin and scraggly, cut back to just a few inches high after bloom for a flush of lush new growth.

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Growing Deutzia

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We are short staffed, so the phone is not being answered as quickly as normal. Prune as soon as flowers fade. Cooperative Extension prohibits discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex including pregnancy , disability, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, and veteran status. These blooms are sophisticated and pair well with any landscape or garden. Fuzzy deutzia is taller, often growing to a height of 6 to 10 feet. Noteworthy Characteristics Deutzia gracilis, commonly called slender deutzia, is a dense, rounded, deciduous shrub with slender, broadly spreading to arching stems. Periodic thinning of branches will maintain the arching form.

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RHS advice & tips on garden & indoor plants

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You can also plant deutzia in pots outside of this period as long as you avoid both below-freezing temperatures and hot weather. Each spring, the Yuki Snowflake Deutzia is brimming with blooms. I have just planted one underneath a red Japanese maple as the stems echo its color. Cooperative Extension, which staffs local offices in all 100 counties and with the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians. These mound-forming shrubs have long, arching branches that give them a weeping or cascading appearance.

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10 Species of Deutzia Flowering Shrubs to Grow in Your Garden

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These shrubs are best used among evergreens, where they can make a show with their small, often fragrant flowers, then blend back in with other greenery later on. However, deutzia flowers look quite different, with the petals of some species elongated and gently drooping, and others bell-shaped or open. Remove dead branches and trim back sparsely flowering branches to a bud or lateral shoot facing outward. Wait until after flowering is finished to cut back stems to the strongest buds. The lance-shaped leaves are a neutral green, growing densely on arching stems.

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Growing Deutzia

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They are a tough group of plants and bothered by few pests. Slender deutzia can tip root develop roots where cascading branches touch the soil , which means the plant will spread if you let it. Tolerates a wide range of soils, but prefers moist, humusy loams. Plants benefit from regular thinning out of old shoots after flowering. Blossoms on both species last about two weeks.

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