Botanical name: Fothergilla ‘Mt. Airy’
Common name: “Dwarf Witch-alder”
Size: 3-5′ x 3-5′
Light: Full sun/pt shade
This native shrub produces honey-scented white spikes resembling small bottle brushes in the spring before the plant foliates and spectacular yellow, orange, and scarlet fall foliage coloration. Prefers an acid, well-drained, sandy loam soil.
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