DEUTZIA GRACILIS ‘NIKKO’.
A low growing form about 2ft high. White flowers in spring. Z7.
DEUTZIA ‘MONT ROSE’.
Reaching about 5ft, the flowers are deep fuschia-pink with gold stamens
in spring. Z6.
Thicket forming deciduous shrub, with silver leaves, silver and
yellow fragrant flowers in late spring, and silver berries. 6ft x
Smooth white bark with green patches. Small grey green leaves,
pinkish when young. Lime tolerant, hardy. Coppices well.
Feathery juvenile foliage, brown bark. Hardy, lime tolerant.
Coppices well. Z7
Stems grow through round blue-grey juvenile leaves, which are replaced
by small narrow leaves. Creamy flowers. Very hardy,
tolerates exposure and some alkalinity. Z6
The numerous cultivars of this species are useful versatile evergreens,
which will thrive in shade, and either cover the ground, reaching about
2ft, or climb walls and fences reaching 10ft or more. Z6:
‘Dart’s Blanket’; plain dark glossy green turning bronze red in
winter; spreads to make good ground cover in shade
‘Emerald & Gold’; green with a lot of yellow;
‘Kewensis’; a very small plant, slow growing and flat, with tiny glossy
dark green leaves, suitable for rock gardens and
‘Silver Queen’; dark green with white margins;