A versatile and trouble-free landscape shrub; features showy white "bottle-brush" flowers in spring on bare branches, blue-green summer foliage, vivid fall colors and an upright mounded habit of growth, prefers light acidic soils; a choice garden plant
Mt. Airy Fothergilla features showy spikes of fragrant white flowers rising above the foliage in mid spring before the leaves. It has bluish-green foliage throughout the season. The round leaves turn an outstanding scarlet in the fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.
Mt. Airy Fothergilla is a dense multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a more or less rounded form. 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.
Mt. Airy Fothergilla is recommended for the following landscape applications;