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Deutzia gracilis 'Nikko'

Object Details

Description
This slender deutzia cultivar is a more compact, dwarf version of the species. It still has the lovely white flowers the plant is known for, in addition to a nice fall color. It was introduced by the US National Arboretum in the late 1980s.
Hardiness
-20 - 20 F
Bloom Time
April to May
Provenance
From a cultivated plant not of known wild origin
Range
cultivated
Topic
Display Gardens
Living Collections
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Smithsonian Gardens Display Collection
On Display
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Data Source
Smithsonian Gardens
Accession Number
2021-0679A
Restrictions & Rights
CC0
Common Name
Slender deutzia cultivar
Japanese snowflower cultivar
Group
[vascular plants]
Class
Equisetopsida
Subclass
Magnoliidae
Superorder
Asteranae
Order
Cornales
Family
Hydrangeaceae
Genus
Deutzia
Species
gracilis
Life Form
Deciduous shrub/sub-shrub
Bloom Characteristics
Bell-shaped flowers are white, grow on many loose racemes that cover the plant for about two weeks. Flowers are .75" (19 cm) across.
Fall Color
Burgundy
Foliage Characteristics
Ovate to lanceolate, opposite leaves are dark green. 3" (76 cm) long.
Plant Size
1-2' tall by 2-5' wide (.3-.6 x .6-1.5 meters)
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ax7fd46c475-7e84-48d4-85d3-b18ba442037e
Record ID
ofeo-sg_2021-0679A
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