Legend of the Small™ Bottlebrush

A true, small-leaf, small-stature Fothergilla x intermedia from Tom Ranney and his team at NCSU. After trialing about a dozen of his selections, this was the clear winner in terms of vigor, flower power, and fall color. It produces an abundance of bottle brush-like white flowers, has a well-branched mounded habit, and small bluish-green leaves that turn an attractive blend of yellow, orange, and red in autumn.

Additional information

Dimensions2 × 2 ft
Botanical Name

Fothergilla x intermedia 'NCF11' ppaf, cbraf

Zone

5, 6, 7, 8, 10

Flower Color

White

Foliage Color

Green

Height

2-2.5'

Width/Spread

2-3'

Exposure

Full Sun, Part Shade

Soil

Moist

Bloom Time

Spring

Uses

Containers, Foundations

Features

Deer resistant, Fall interest, Fragrant, Heat tolerant, Native

SKU: 27008 Plant Type:

Little pruning is required – prune after flowering if desired. Avoid cutting into thick stems unless removing them entirely, as recovery will be slow.

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