University of Illinois Extension
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Large Fothergilla
Fothergilla major
Large Fothergilla flowers
Size:

Small
Size: medium
Medium

Large
Exposure/ Light Requirements:
Full Shade not required.
Full Shade
Full Sun required.
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade required.
Partial Sun/Shade
Pests and Problems:

Environmental Damage


Hardiness Zone: 5 - 8 
Mature Height: 8-10 Feet
Mature Width: 8-10 Feet
Features: Bottlebrush-like clusters of small, white, fragrant flowers in spring; autumn color is a mix of yellow, orange and red.
Culture: Full sun to partial shade; moist, well-drained soils; prefers slightly acid soil, but tolerates neutral soil.
Cultivars:
  • 'Mt. Airy' - Blue-green foliage, excellent autumn color, flowers heavily, usually stays under 5 feet (sometimes considered a cultivar of Fothergilla gardenii)
Mature Form: Upright-oval to rounded
Native To: United States
Soil Conditions:
Dry
Soil condition: Moist, Well-DrainedMoist, Well-Drained
Wet
Tolerance:
Alkaline Soil
Dry Sites
Salt
Soil Compaction
Wet Sites
Wind
Uses:
Barrier
Use for: Border.Border
Foundation
Hedge
Massing
Use for: Naturalizing.Naturalizing
Screen
Use for: Specimen.Specimen
Foliage Color: Green
 
Fall Foliage Color: Orange
Red
Yellow
 
Additional Notes: Best flowering and autumn color will occur in full sun.

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