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Fothergilla x intermedia 'Blue Shadow'

Fothergilla x intermedia 'Blue Shadow' (Fothergilla major (Fothergilla))

2-year old plant I grew from a division. I have two of these and both have filled out quickly, much faster than my 'Mt. Airy'. This is like Mt. Airy's prettier sister and is one of my favorite shrubs.

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I love the bluish leaves and overall shape. Is this a large growing shrub? Do you prune often?

18 Jun, 2015


It doesn't get huge but it should be around 6 feet tall. It suckers from the base and some of the shoots revert back to green but that doesn't happen too often. I don't prune it much at all, the only time I cut anything is when it gets the reversion shoots.

18 Jun, 2015

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