Deutzia, Nikko Slender (white)


Description: Nikko Slender Deutzia, is an awesome shrub that is compact. It produces an abundance of snowy white flowers in mid to late May. The green foliage turns a deep burgundy in the fall. This plant is excellent for hedges, mass or border planting. After flowering, remove damaged or undesirable branches; and after severe winters, plant can be cut back to 6" to promote new growth. This is an easy to grow shrub that can tolerate sun, as well as some shade. Slender Deutzia is an exceptional deciduous shrub that should earn a spot in the springtime lineup in your garden.

Common Name: Nikko Slender Deutzia

Scientific Name: Deutzia crenata 'Nikko'

Type: Perennial, Shrub

Exposure: Full Sun - Partial Shade

Size: 1-2' height, 2-3' spread

Bloom Color: White

Bloom Period: Summer

Foliage Color: Green in Summer / Burgundy in Fall

Landscape Use: Garden Pond, Landscape Beds,Outdoor Living Areas, Small Groups, Woodland Border

Soil: Well-Drained

Growth Rate: Moderate

Zone: 4 - 7

Companion Plants: Boxwood, Dwarf Alberta Spruce, Magic Carpet Spirea, Blue Star Juniper



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