Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic
Fothergilla gardenii flowers. Photo by Elaine L. Mills, 2015-04-20, Glencarlyn Library Community Garden
Fothergilla gardenii in landscape. Photo by Elaine L. Mills, 2014-05-07, Swarthmore, Pennsylvania
Fothergilla gardenii leaves in October. Photo by Elaine L. Mills, 2014-10-06, National Arboretum.
Fothergilla gardenii fall foliage. Photo © Mary Free, 2014-11-09, Glencarlyn Library Community Garden.
Native to southeastern coastal areas, Dwarf Fothergilla shines three seasons of the year. Spring brings sweetly-scented, white bottlebrush flowers that welcome pollinators. Its summer dress is a pretty green. Fall leaf color is spectacular, turning exquisite shades of yellow, orange or red that brighten up the woodland garden.
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