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Fuzzy Deutzia Deutzia scabra

Phonetic Spelling
DOO-zee-uh SKAY-bruh
Description

Erect, oval, broad spreading shrub with rounded top with arching branches which can become straggly. This shrub has white to pink-tinged flowers in late spring to early summer on 3-6 in. panicles. Plant in sun to light shade in well-drained soil.  It has brown peeling bark. Moderate growth rate. Learn more about Deutzia.

Wildlife Value: This plant is seldom damaged by deer.

 

Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Godsal Pink'
  • 'Pink Minor'
  • 'Pride of Rochester'
Tags:
#deciduous#bark#deer resistant
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Godsal Pink'
  • 'Pink Minor'
  • 'Pride of Rochester'
Tags:
#deciduous#bark#deer resistant
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Deutzia
    Species:
    scabra
    Family:
    Hydrangeaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Woody
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    East Central & South Japan
    Particularly Resistant To (Insects/Diseases/Other Problems):
    This plant is seldom damaged by deer.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Shrub
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Habit/Form:
    Arching
    Broad
    Erect
    Oval
    Rounded
    Spreading
    Growth Rate:
    Medium
    Texture:
    Coarse
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Full sun (6 or more hours of direct sunlight a day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Usda Plant Hardiness Zone:
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Pink
    White
    Flower Inflorescence:
    Panicle
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Spring
    Summer
    Flower Size:
    3-6 inches
    Flower Description:
    White to pink-tinged flowers in late spring to early summer on 3-6 in. panicles
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Characteristics:
    Deciduous
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Arrangement:
    Opposite
    Leaf Shape:
    Ovate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Length:
    1-3 inches
    Leaf Description:
    Opposite, simple, dull green leaves; 1-4 in. long
  • Bark:
    Bark Color:
    Dark Brown
    Surface/Attachment:
    Peeling
    Bark Description:
    Brown peeling bark
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Naturalized Area