Fothergilla major 'Mount Airy'
Mount Airy Fothergilla
- Additional Details
- » Slow-growing deciduous shrub
- » Bottlebrush-like flower spikes
- » Vibrant fall color
- » Suckers produce colonies of stems
Selected by Michael Dirr from the Mt. Airy Arboretum in Cincinnati, Ohio. Noted for its consistent fall color ranging from yellow through orange and red. Blooms heavily with white, fragrant flower spikes in April to early May before leaves appear. Blooms last up to 3-4 weeks. Summer foliage is dark blue-green above, whitish beneath, and has that great fall color.