Incredible clusters of elegant pink flowers creating a carpet of color in spring; rather unassuming the rest of the year; neat mounded habit and burgundy-purple fall color; an excellent groundcover that is tough and adaptable
Yuki Cherry Blossom® Deutzia is covered in stunning racemes of pink cup-shaped flowers with white overtones at the ends of the branches from mid to late spring, which emerge from distinctive fuchsia flower buds. It has dark green foliage throughout the season. The serrated pointy leaves turn outstanding shades of burgundy and purple in the fall. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.
Yuki Cherry Blossom® Deutzia is a multi-stemmed deciduous shrub with a mounded form. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.
This shrub will require occasional maintenance and upkeep, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It has no significant negative characteristics.
Yuki Cherry Blossom® Deutzia will grow to be about 24 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 24 inches. It tends to fill out right to the ground and therefore doesn't necessarily require facer plants in front. It grows at a slow rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years.
This shrub should only be grown in full sunlight. It is very adaptable to both dry and moist locations, and should do just fine under typical garden conditions. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is highly tolerant of urban pollution and will even thrive in inner city environments. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid.
Yuki Cherry Blossom® Deutzia makes a fine choice for the outdoor landscape, but it is also well-suited for use in outdoor pots and containers. It can be used either as 'filler' or as a 'thriller' in the 'spiller-thriller-filler' container combination, depending on the height and form of the other plants used in the container planting. Note that when grown in a container, it may not perform exactly as indicated on the tag - this is to be expected. Also note that when growing plants in outdoor containers and baskets, they may require more frequent waterings than they would in the yard or garden. Be aware that in our climate, most plants cannot be expected to survive the winter if left in containers outdoors, and this plant is no exception. Contact our store for more information on how to protect it over the winter months.