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This offering is for single plants of this variety growing in 4 inch containers.


Easily grown in average, medium moisture, well-drained soil in full sun to part shade. Best flowering is in full sun. Tolerates a wide range of soils, but prefers moist, humusy loams. Stems are somewhat short-lived, and annual pruning of dead branches is usually necessary. Prune in spring immediately after flowering.

Noteworthy Characteristics

Deutzia gracilis, commonly called slender deutzia, is a dense, rounded, deciduous shrub with slender, broadly spreading to arching stems. Typically grows 2-4' (less frequently to 5-6') tall and as wide. Tiny, fragrant, bell-shaped, white flowers (to 3/4") appear in spring in numerous loose racemes (to 3" long) which cover the shrub for about two weeks. Opposite, ovate to lanceolate, deep green leaves (to 3" long). No fall color.

'Nikko' is a dwarf, dense, rounded, cultivar which forms a graceful, spreading mound typically reaching 2' in height. Tiny (to 3/4" across) white flowers in small, upright panicles cover the shrub in early spring for 10-14 days. Medium green leaves turn an attractive deep burgundy in fall. More compact form than the species. Zones 5 to 8. Flowers in May - June and grows 1 to 2 feet tall and 2 to 5 feet wide. 

  • Item #: GSP-SlenderDeutzia51820


Price: $13.25
Sale Price: $5.30
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