Joy Creek Nursery

590-009D4   Deutzia kalmiiflora (x)  

Deutzia kalmiiflora (x)
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The late garden writer Graham Stuart Thomas wrote of this hybrid that it is "one of the most graceful and ornamental kinds" of deutzia. We agree. Deutzia x kalmiiflora is a cross between D. purpurascens and D. parviflora that was released in 1900. The fact that it is still in the garden trade is a testament to its beauty and usefulness. Some Deutzia can become overly large or ungainly in the garden but this shrub stays in bounds. Its comparatively compact size and its showy panicles of pink flowers make it suitable for the back or middle of a mixed border. Leaves are 2 to 3 inches in length and are finely toothed along their margins. Individual flowers are less than an inch wide, star-shaped and are pink on the outside and white inside.

Early summer to midsummer.  5 ft. x 5 ft.

Pink flowers

Sun, Part Shade     Zones 5, 6, 7, 8

20300 NW Watson Road  Scappoose, OR 97056
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