CHARDONNAY PEARLS®

Deutzia

Deutzia gracilis

'Duncan'

USPP 16,098; CBR 2640

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  • Spring beauty
  • Colorful foliage
  • Deer resistant
Description

Season-long color! Like other deutzia, Chardonnay Pearls® graces springtime with abundant pearl-like buds that burst into attractive star-shaped flowers. Once the flowers have faded, however, Chardonnay Pearls® deutzia remains compelling with with bright yellow foliage through frost. Growth is strong but compact, creating a versatile small shrub that is equally at home in the shrub border or the perennial garden.

Awards
MOBOT Tried and True
USDA Zone
5 - 8 (-20°F/-28°C)
Exposure
Full sun, Part sun
Height
1.5 - 3'
Width
1.5 - 3'
Finish Time
1 season
Type
Deciduous
Bloom Time
Spring
Flower Color
White
Foliage Color
Chartreuse
Liner Sizes
2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn

Soil

Not particularly finicky about soil, but best in moist, well drained conditions.

Pruning

May be trimmed after flowering if desired.

Uses

Deutzia is a versatile landscape plant that's beautiful enough to lend itself to any use. It is especially effective mass-planted as a groundcover or on a slope.

Growing Tips

Chartreuse foliage makes Chardonnay Pearls deutzia more shade tolerant than other types; it should be planted with some afternoon shade in warm climates.