Fothergilla gardenii

Common Name: Fothergilla, Dwarf

Honey-scented flowers.  Compact and slow growing deciduous shrub.  Good for wide range of uses from a flowering garden shrub to massing and naturalizing. 

More About Fothergilla gardenii

  • White fragrant bottlebrush looking flowers in spring.
  • Excellent fall color - yellow, orange, and red.


3-4 ft


3-4 ft

Hardiness Zone:

5 to 8

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Fothergilla gardenii Characteristics


  • Border or Bed
  • Fragrant
  • Mass Planting
  • Foundation Plant
  • Low Maintenance
  • Naturalizing
  • Fall Color

Critter Resistance

  • Deer Resistant


  • Full sun to partial shade

Foliage Color

  • Green

Growth Rate

  • Slow

Season of Interest

  • Spring to Fall

Season of Interest (Foliage)

  • Fall
  • Spring Bloomer

Soil Moisture

  • Moist, Well-Drained


  • White - Spring