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Fothergilla intermedia 'Red Licorice' (Large Fothergilla)

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Fothergilla 'Red Licorice' | 1 gal. pot

Quick Overview

A selection of this native North American shrub made at the Bernheim Arboretum in KY. The parent plant showed outstanding cherry red fall foliage and sweetly-scented white bottlebrush flowers in spring, usually May. Grows best in cooler climates with full sun and moist soil; fall color is best in sunny locations.

Fothergilla intermedia 'Red Licorice' (Large Fothergilla)

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This fine North American native shrub was selected by Dr. Cappiello and John Wachter while both were working at Bernheim Arboretum. The parent plant showed outstanding, cherry red fall foliage and sweetly-scented spring flowers. Fall color seems to develop better in north and mid latitudes. Grows well in moist soils in full sun to partial shade.

Additional Information

Name Fothergilla intermedia 'Red Licorice' (Large Fothergilla)
Nursery Only No
Plant Height 7-8 ft
Plant Width 5-6 ft
Zone 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Sun Requirements Full Sun, Part Shade
Soil Moisture Average
Bloom Color White
Fragrant No
Bloom Season Early (April), Early Midseason (Early May)
Foliage Color Red
Plant Size Selector Large Shrub (6-15 ft)
Plant Type Deciduous Shrub
Deer Resistant No
Wildlife Value Bees, Butterflies
U.S. Native Yes
New Offering No
Genus Fothergilla
Species xintermedia
Cultivar 'Red Licorice'
Common Name Large Fothergilla
Hybridizer Paul Cappiello
RareFind Exclusive No
Rare Plant No
Catalog Category Trees, Shrubs & Vines