Fothergilla gardenii 'Blue Mist' Item 3711. 3. ‘Mount Airy’ hints at its Fothergilla major parentage as flowers and foliage appear together. To keep the colonies under control, suckers can be removed any time of year. Blue Shadow Fothergilla Photo Courtesy of Monrovia. With blue-foliaged cultivars, as with variegated forms of other plants, be on the lookout for branches that revert to the original plant coloration. Fothergilla's round, dense shape blends well with a host of different garden plants and c… The springtime bloom is faintly honey-scented, and is followed by attractive foliage that turns brilliant shades of red, orange, and yellow in autumn. As with its botanical cousins, I find Fothergilla, a Southeastern United States native genus, to be basically pest and disease free, and require very little care except occasional light pruning to remove a suckering shoot at the base, or a misplaced or damaged branch.The handsome leaves are good all season long. Witch Alder, Fothergilla species Fothergilla gardenii, Fothergilla gardenii 'Jane Platt', Fothergilla gardenii 'Jane Platt' & 'Blue Mist' seedlings, Fothergilla gardenii 'Suzanne', Fothergilla major, Fothergilla major 'Mt. Fothergilla gardenii 'Suzanne' is a compact form of Dwarf Fothergilla from Dr. Michael Dirr, with beautiful white fragrant flowers in April and May, followed by lovely orange-red fall color. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition. $26.90. Fothergilla gardenii 'Blue Mist' The blue-gray foliage of Blue Mist Dwarf Fothergilla turns bright red, orange and yellow in the Autumn. Fothergilla Gardenii flaunts beautiful fall color in hues of red, orange and yellow on the same leaf; lasting until winter's snow. Its parent is the native dwarf fothergilla. Fothergilla gardenii 'Blue Mist' fah-ther-GILL-ah gar-DEN-ee-eye Audio This versatile shrub to 3 feet tall and widestarts the show in spring before even the leaves emerge with 1- to -2-inch long, honey-scented, white, bottlebrush flowers that bloom for several weeks. fothergilla gardenii Typically 23 feet high (though it can grow considerably taller) and as wide or wider, with 1- to 212 inches-long, dark green leaves. Blue Mist dwarf fothergilla is truly is a multi-season shrub for the garden. Fothergilla does best in partial to full sun with regular watering. View 195 homes for sale in Oakton, VA at a median listing price of $599,000. A sport of F. 'Mount Airy', many consider this to be a species cross Fothergilla x intermedia: Fothergilla major x Fothergilla gardenii. The Fothergilla 'Blue Shadow, Fothergilla major 'Blue Shadow', displays bottlebrush-like ivory white flowers that are 1 to 2" long, honey scented, and appear in feather like filaments at the ends of the branches in April-May. It is valued for its blue-green foliage. Its cylindrical, terminal spikes of small, white fragrant flowers are borne in spring before the foliage. . Lovely. Fothergillas naturally have bluish-green foliage, a trait that's been manipulated by plant breeders to produce cultivars such as Blue Mist with pronounced blue foliage. In fall, it is a show stopper. Blue Mist Spirea (Caryopteris clandonensis), will add a heavenly hue of blue to your garden, from late summer through fall. 1 Review. Legend Of The Fall ® Fothergilla x intermedia 'ALICE' USPP 32,049, Can PBRAF. 'Blue Mist' also has the characteristic, full range autumn colors. Caryopteris is long-blooming and has fragrant foliage that deters deer and rabbits. Happiest in acidic soil. Zillow has 462 homes for sale in Silver Spring MD. Buy Blue Mist Witch Alder online. Plants should be pruned after flowering if needed. Blue Shadow gets to be about 3-5 foot tall and wide and Blue Mist reaches 2-3 foot tall and wide. Sign Up for updates on new plant arrivals and deals. It grows to just two or three feet tall. Only 15 left in stock - order soon. Zones. An Exception for Blue Varieties. Water in dry periods. Height and Spread 1 metre. In summer, beautiful soft, blue-green leaves provide a striking contrast to other garden plants. It is native to the southeastern U.S., primarily in mountain woods, ravines and along stream banks in the southern Appalachians in North Carolina, Georgia and Alabama. The summer foliage is an icy bluish-green. See more ideas about Shrubs, Garden, Plants. Dwarf Burning Bush 4" Pot Hardy Shrub (Euonymus Alatus) 3.9 out of 5 stars 135. Bursting with spring blossoms and fall color, fothergilla (also known as witch hazel) is an all-around great shrub. 1 offer from $25.74. Nov 5, 2016 - A great shrub for my tapestry garden. Fothergilla major, commonly called large fothergilla, tall fothergilla or mountain witch alder, is a member of the same family as witch hazel (Hamamelis). Showy squat fat white bottle-brush flowers in mid-spring just as the foliage is beginning to emerge adorn the stems like bright lanterns emitting a sweet fragrance. Native to Southeastern United States. PRN Prefered: A true dwarf selection, amazing fall color. Broadly oval, dark green leaves, red, yellow and orange autumn colour, deciduous. Plant it near a partially shaded entryway or patio where you can enjoy the sweet fragrance of its bottle-brushlike flowers each spring. Foliage turns intense yellow to orange to scarlet in autumn, often with all three colors in the same leaf. Pleasing hedge planted in a shrub border. Blue Mist Dwarf Fothergilla. Blue Mist Fothergilla Growing and Maintenance Tips. Perfect for smaller gardens where lager Fothergilla won't fit, 'Blue Mist' is a compact, slow-growing flowering shrub with a mounded habit to around 2 to 3 feet tall and 3 feet wide. It exhibits the low-growing habit of the typical species (in flower, above) Rick Darke Rick Darke d Fothergilla 12/3/08 17:32 Page 4. Posted by eclayne (Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA - Zone 6a) on Sep 19, 2012 1:41 PM. Blue Mist Fothergilla (Fothergilla gardenii ‘Blue Mist’) has icy blue-green foliage. Blue Moon Wisteria Vine - Fragrant Foot Long Flowers - ATTRACTS Hummingbirds - 2 - Year Plant 3.4 out of 5 stars 677. View listing photos, review sales history, and use our detailed real estate filters to find the perfect place. Native to the southeastern U.S., Fothergilla major (Mountain Witch Alder) is a slow-growing, deciduous shrub that is admired for its delightfully fragrant, bottlebrush-like, white flowers in spring, its leathery blue-green summer foliage, its spectacular fall color (leaves turn fabulous shades of yellow, orange and red-purple) and excellent disease resistance. Summer or fall, the leaf color is a great addition. Fothergilla Gardenii - Common name:Alder, Witch Alder - A dwarf native shrub with superb spicy, honey-scented cream flowers and wonderful deep green leaves. Shallow-rooted and benefits with a layer of mulch to moderate soil temperatures and conserve moisture. Photo courtesy of Toms Creek Nursery Ornamental Characteristics Category Fl Imagine it with purple-foliaged coral bells planted in front. 5. Add your review. Or add it to a perennial garden or shrub border for a bold display of fall color at the end of the season. In spring and summer, the leaf color complements reds and purples. Best flowering and fall color occurs in full sun. Blue Mist is selected for its attractive powdery-blue leaves and compact habit. Choosing plants that grow and thrive in your particular climate is the very first step toward having a beautiful garden. There are very few rules in gardening, but perhaps the most important one is to work within your zone. Best in part shade but will grow in full sun with adequate moisture. If you like blue in the garden, you'll love the frost blue-green leaves during summer … It has small, white, lightly scented bottlebrush flowers in midspring. Fothergilla – Foliage and flowering shrubs for moist acid soils in sun or part shade. 1. Prefers slightly acidic soil pH with plenty of added organic matter. A deciduous shrub with stunning seasonal colour interest, as the foliage turns from dark green, red, orange and finally yellow in autumn. Named after his youngest daughter. 'Blue Mist' was chosen for cool bluish summer foliage on a smaller bush. Fothergilla gardenii ‘Blue Mist’ grows up to 3 feet wide and slightly wider. Dense and bushy, it has blue hued foliage that turns fiery shades in fall. Need Help; Contact Us; Order Status; Refunds and Replacements; FAQ; Feedback; Quick Links Blue Mist Fothergilla is a dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. D. F. gardenii Dense clusters of tiny, fragrant, white flowers in April and May. Fothergilla gardenii ‘Blue Mist’ – 'Blue Mist' is a beautiful somewhat smaller growing form with glaucous blue to blue-green foliage on a slowly mounding and spreading framework. In the spring the Fothergilla produces delightful fragrant bottlebrush-like white flowers. Fothergilla 'Blue Mist' An award winner, this dwarf fothergilla offers multi-season interest and a honey sweet fragrance. To promote next season's flowering, any pruning should be done soon after blooming. Sometimes known as Bluebeard, Blue Mist Spirea has a profusion of tiny blue flowers that are attractive to butterflies. This plant grows best in a slightly acidic, peaty soil, in sun or light shade. Delicate upright, white bottlebrush-like flowers with a luscious warm honey scent cover the shrub in spring. Fothergilla gardenii ‘Blue Mist’ (top) was one of the earliest blue-leaved cultivars to be selected but it is not particularly vigorous. Fothergilla gardenii 'Suzanne' Fothergilla - Dwarf. See pricing and listing details of Oakton real estate for sale. 2. Airy', Fothergilla monticola. It is slower growing than other species, perfectly sized for mixed borders in today's smaller landscapes. 'Blue Mist' is the widely available choice for a shorter shrub. 1. Native to the southeastern US, Fothergilla gardenii is a compact shrub whose fuzzy little bottlebrush flowers are actually composed entirely of stamens and have no petals. 4.