The Fothergilla gardenii is a small shrub with thin crooked branches. The dark green leaves are fairly large and have a slight leathery texture. The leaves turn yellow to orange and then to red in the fall, often with a combination of all the colors on the same plant. The fragrant white flowers appear in April or early May.
Bloom Time: April or May.
Growth Habit: 2-3′ in height, same width.
Foliage: Leathery, Dark green changing colors in the fall.
Sun/Shade: Sun, Partial Shade.
Hardiness Zones: 4-9.