Deutzia gracilis


Japanese Snowflower

Deciduous shrub, to around 1m tall; Leaves commonly around 6 to 8cm long; Flowers scented, white and with 5 petals.


Garden shrub


Full sun, Water moderately when growing, but very little if all in cooler weather. Prune after flowering in summer; shortening shoots that have flowered.


Softwood (spring) or semi hardwood cuttings (autumn); layering or seed


D.  gracilis (Japanese Snowflower)   -to 1m tall, white flowers, there is also a cultivar of this species with gold variegated foliage.

D. gracilis “Nikko”  -to 60cm tall, 1m diameter, snow white flowers.

Plant Health

Generally pest free

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