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BLUE SHADOW WITCH ALDER

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BLUE SHADOW WITCH ALDER

Fothergilla major 'Blue Shadow'
15,490 Asexual Reproduction Prohibited

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Eco gallon Potted (SKU: 2832)
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Hardiness Zone: 4-8   ·   Mature Height: 5-6 Feet   ·   Mature Spread: 5-6 Feet

Buy Blue Shadow Witch Alder online. Ivory white flowers are 1 to 2" long, honey scented, and appear in feather like filaments at the ends of the branches in April-May. Summer foliage is an icy bluish-green. An outstanding autumn display of rich yellow, red and orange lasts several weeks, usually coming on in late October to November. Blue Shadow is a medium-size deciduous shrub 5 to 6' high and wide and easily adapts to sun or partial shade. It is tolerant to a wide range of soil and environmental conditions, needs little pruning and has no major disease or insect problems. This exciting new introduction originated as a branch sport from Fothergilla major 'Mt. Airy' and is blessed with the same vigorous constitution and well-structured habit. .

Family: Hamamelidaceae · Common Name: Witch Alder

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  • A pre-applied, pre-measured amount of time release fertilizer that keeps your plant well nourished for up to one year.
  • Pre-hydrated Hydro-Gels are included in the top of each container to use when planting as they help retain soil moisture, and plants will establish more quickly with less transplant shock. Plants will also survive drought-like conditions and accidental missed waterings better.
  • Planting and Care Instruction brochure.
  • Catalogs of new and exciting plant brands, such as Garden Debut® and Proven Winners®.

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BLUE SHADOW WITCH ALDER Plant Characteristics

Bark Type*
Smooth
Flower Color*
White
Flower Type*
Fragrant
Growth Rate*
Medium
Leaf Color Spring*
Blue
Gray
Leaf Color Summer*
Blue
Gray
Leaf Type*
Deciduous/Herbaceous
Plant Type*
Shrub
Preferred Planting Season*
Fall Planting
Spring Planting
Summer Planting
Preferred Soil Conditions*
Adapts Well to Most Soil Types
Average
Drought Tolerant
Moist
Salt Tolerant
Well-Drained
Propagation Methods*
Cuttings or Divisions
Exposure (Short)
Full Sun

2 review(s) for BLUE SHADOW WITCH ALDER

  1. LINDA - Jun 15, 2018
    Illinois (Hardiness Zone: 5)

  2. Phoenix - May 17, 2020
    Tonawanda, New York (Hardiness Zone: 4)

    A beautiful shrub that should be planted more widely for spring flowers, unusual soft round blue-green leaves and gorgeous fall foliage. Sooner's customer service is the best! They promptly answered my questions and were very kind.

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BLUE SHADOW WITCH ALDER Homeowner Growing & Maintenance Tips

Fothergilla is easy to grow and adapts to most conditions. Feed once a year with a slow release fertilizer.

Interesting Notes About BLUE SHADOW WITCH ALDER

The most alluring aspect is the striking display of large blue-gray leaves, which develop and intensify as the foliage matures