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Yuki Cherry Blossom® Deutzia x

(2 REVIEWS)
Exposure
  • Part Sun to Sun
  • Sun

The optimum amount of sun or shade each plant needs to thrive: Full Sun (6+ hours), Part Sun (4-6 hours), Full Shade (up to 4 hours).

Flower Season
  • Spring
Mature Size
24" 24"
Height
12 - 24"
Spread
12 - 24"

This plant is hardy in zones 5 - 8

Hardy Zones

Zones are based on the lowest average temperature an area is expected to receive during the winter. They are used to determine whether a plant is likely to be perennial in your area. If your zone is equal to or higher than the zone listed for the plant, it will be hardy for you and thrive in your climate.

  • 5
  • 6
  • 7
  • 8
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    Features

    The first-ever 'Nikko'-type deutzia with pink flowers - over ten years in the making!

    Perfectly pretty pink flowers on a deutzia. A shower of elegant pink flowers creates a carpet of color. Great for mass plantings because of its neat, mounded habit and burgundy-purple fall color, this tough, adaptable plant makes an excellent groundcover, especially on a sunny slope.

    Top three reasons to plant Yuki Cherry Blossom® Deutzia:

    • Pink, bell-like flowers cover the plant in spring
    • Loves sun and resists deer
    • Excellent groundcover, and works especially well on slopes
    Best Seller
    Fall Interest
    Attracts: 
    Hummingbirds
    Resists: 
    Deer
    Small or Miniature

    Characteristics

    Plant Type: 
    Shrub
    Shrub Type: 
    Deciduous
    Height Category: 
    Short
    Garden Height: 
    12 - 24 Inches
    Spacing: 
    12 - 24 Inches
    Spread: 
    12 - 24 Inches
    Flower Colors: 
    Pink
    Flower Shade: 
    clear
    Foliage Colors: 
    Green
    Foliage Shade: 
    attractive burgundy fall color
    Habit: 
    Mounded
    Container Role: 
    Filler

    Plant Needs

    Light Requirement: 
    Part Sun to Sun
    Light Requirement: 
    Sun
    Maintenance Category: 
    Easy
    Blooms On: 
    Old Wood
    Bloom Time: 
    Early Spring
    Bloom Time: 
    Mid Spring
    Bloom Time: 
    Late Spring
    Hardiness Zones: 
    5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 8a, 8b
    Heat Zones: 
    8
    Water Category: 
    Average
    Uses: 
    Border Plant
    Uses: 
    Edging Plant
    Uses: 
    Groundcover
    Uses: 
    Landscape
    Uses: 
    Mass Planting
    Uses Notes: 

    mass plantings; edges; borders; mixed borders

    Maintenance Notes: 

    Pruning is seldom needed, but may be shaped immediately after flowering. Fertilize in the spring.

    Fun Facts: 

    Deutzia and hydrangeas are botanically related (i.e., by the number and arrangement of their flower parts) - they're basically cousins!

    Yuki Cherry Blossom® Deutzia x 'NCDX2' USPPAF, Can 5,079
  • 2 Reviews

    • I planted four of this deutzia in my full sun landscape. They looked gorgeous next to roses and dwarf boxwood. I live in Pennsylvania and we've had a wet year, but it appears that they couldn't handle the sun. They turned black and have a dry appearance, even with watering on dry days. Everything else is flourishing. I would love to incorporate the deutzia to a shadier area of my landscape in the future.

      Torre Whitenight
      Pennsylvania
      United States
      4 weeks ago
      Marginally Adequate Performed below expectations but may be willing to try again.
    • Have had great success with D. g. Nikko, so was eager to add this plant to our garden. Performed so well through our wet, warm spring, that I have now added 15 to our garden at the front of shrub borders and people comment on the plants looking like azaleas when in bloom. Great green all summer despite heat and humidity, and dense arching stems in winter dusted with snow are very attractive. More garden centers should offer this plant.

      Eric Lehmann
      Kentucky
      United States
      3 years ago
      Outstanding My favorite plant, I recommend to others all the time and explain the reasons why I like it so much.
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