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Deutzia gracilis

Common Name(s):
Slender deutzia
Cultivar(s):
Nikko, Variegata
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Drought tolerant; very adaptable to adverse conditions: cold, pollution, disease; can be severely pruned to rejuvenate; this plant is seldom damaged by deer

Height:
2-4 ft.
Foliage:
Opposite, simple, bright to deep green leaves; 1-3 in. long; non-showy fall color
Flower:
Pure white 0.5-0.7 in. flowers on 1.5-3 in. racemes in early summer on old wood; mild fragrance
Zones:
4 to 8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to light shade; well-drained soil
Texture:
Medium to fine
Form:
Low, compact, dense mound; can become ragged with age
Width:
3-4 ft.
Tags:
deciduous, deer resistant

NCCES plant id: 1530

Deutzia gracilis 'Nikko' Deutzia gracilis 'Nikko'
Photo by F.D. Richards, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Deutzia gracilis 'Nikko' Deutzia gracilis 'Nikko'
Photo by F.D. Richards, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Deutzia gracilis Deutzia gracilis flower detail
Photo by Elsa Blaine, CC BY - 2.0
Deutzia gracilis 'Nikko' Deutzia gracilis
Photo by F. D. Richards, CC-BY-SA-2.0
Deutzia gracilis Deutzia gracilis flower and leaf detail
Photo by Harum Koh, CC-BY-SA-2.0