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Deutzia x rosea

  • Botanical name: Deutzia x rosea
  • Plant Type: Shrub, Deciduous
Flower colour:

Pink

There are numerous fine Deutzia species and varieties, which add masses of colour to the garden in early summer. They require little special attention – all are hardy shrubs capable of thriving in most soils and aspects. The various garden hybrids nearly all have the same parents and yet look quite distinct from each other.

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Deutzia x rosea is a compact shrub that has pink-flushed flowers in early summer. Grow in fertile, neutral to alkaline soil in full sun to partial shade. Remove the stem tips to encourage bushy growth and cut back flowering stems hard after blooming.

How to grow Deutzia rosea

  • Plant size

    100cm height

    100cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full sun
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Acidic / chalky / alkaline / clay / heavy / moist / well drained / light / sandy

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Deutzia rosea and wildlife

Deutzia rosea has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Deutzia rosea poisonous?

Deutzia rosea has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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