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Deutzia pulchra (Deutzia)

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
2.5m
Max height
2m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Deutzia pulchra

Other names

Deutzia

Genus

Deutzia Deutzia

Species

D. pulchra - D. pulchra is an upright, deciduous shrub with arching stems bearing narrowly ovate to lance-shaped, densely hairy, dark green leaves and slender, pendent panicles of bell-shaped, pink-flushed, white flowers in late spring and early summer.


Deutzia pulchra is: Deciduous

Habit

Bushy, Arching, Upright

Flower

Flushed pink, White in Spring; White, Flushed pink in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 2.

Propagation methods

Seed, Hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Deutzia pulchra (Deutzia) will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 2m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation

Grow in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Deutzia pulchra

Other names

Deutzia

Genus

Deutzia Deutzia

Species

D. pulchra - D. pulchra is an upright, deciduous shrub with arching stems bearing narrowly ovate to lance-shaped, densely hairy, dark green leaves and slender, pendent panicles of bell-shaped, pink-flushed, white flowers in late spring and early summer.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Bushy, Arching, Upright


Colour

Flower

Flushed pink, White in Spring; White, Flushed pink in Summer

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 2.

Propagation methods

Seed, Hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Deutzia pulchra (Deutzia) will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 2m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Coastal, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance, Rock

Cultivation

Grow in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Partial Shade, Full Sun

Aspect

South, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4)

USDA zones

Zone 8, Zone 7, Zone 6, Zone 5

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