Blue Mist Dwarf Fothergilla. An Exception for Blue Varieties. Fothergilla gardenii ‘Blue Mist’ grows up to 3 feet wide and slightly wider. There are very few rules in gardening, but perhaps the most important one is to work within your zone. ‘Mount Airy’ hints at its Fothergilla major parentage as flowers and foliage appear together. PRN Prefered: A true dwarf selection, amazing fall color. Named after his youngest daughter. In the spring the Fothergilla produces delightful fragrant bottlebrush-like white flowers. In summer, beautiful soft, blue-green leaves provide a striking contrast to other garden plants. Nov 5, 2016 - A great shrub for my tapestry garden. 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. Water in dry periods. 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. Native to Southeastern United States. View listing photos, review sales history, and use our detailed real estate filters to find the perfect place. In spring and summer, the leaf color complements reds and purples. 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. 'Blue Mist' also has the characteristic, full range autumn colors. Fothergilla major, commonly called large fothergilla, tall fothergilla or mountain witch alder, is a member of the same family as witch hazel (Hamamelis). 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. 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. Buy Blue Mist Witch Alder online. 5. Height and Spread 1 metre. Zillow has 462 homes for sale in Silver Spring MD. It is valued for its blue-green foliage. 1 offer from $25.74. Happiest in acidic soil. Summer or fall, the leaf color is a great addition. Blue Mist Fothergilla Growing and Maintenance Tips. Blue Mist Spirea (Caryopteris clandonensis), will add a heavenly hue of blue to your garden, from late summer through fall. Fothergilla does best in partial to full sun with regular watering. Delicate upright, white bottlebrush-like flowers with a luscious warm honey scent cover the shrub in spring. 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. 'Blue Mist' was chosen for cool bluish summer foliage on a smaller bush. Add your review. Sign Up for updates on new plant arrivals and deals. Sometimes known as Bluebeard, Blue Mist Spirea has a profusion of tiny blue flowers that are attractive to butterflies. It grows to just two or three feet tall. Posted by eclayne (Pioneer Valley south, MA, USA - Zone 6a) on Sep 19, 2012 1:41 PM. To keep the colonies under control, suckers can be removed any time of year. To promote next season's flowering, any pruning should be done soon after blooming. Or add it to a perennial garden or shrub border for a bold display of fall color at the end of the season. D. 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