Deutzia Rosea Carminea is a deciduous pale pink flowered shrub that suits a mid-border spot. It’s a hardy but stunning shrub for spring.
Deutzia are flowering shrubs that originate from eastern to central Asia. The cultivar Rosea Carminea is a cross between D. gracilis and D purpurascens. It’s a compact shrub that naturally grows in a graceful rounded form with arching branches that are covered in mid-dark green lanced-shaped leaves.
Flowers grow abundantly on equally spaced racemes along the branches. The blooms are star-shaped and flushed pink with long creamy stamens. Blooms appear in April and carry on into late June sometimes July.
In winter the foliage first turns orange before dying back to a woody stemmed framework for the winter months.
Height and Spread of Deutzia Rosea Carminea Deutzia Rosea Carminea will reach an overall height and spread of 1 metre by 1 metre.
How Hardy Is Deutzia Rosea Carminea Deutzia are hardy shrubs that require little attention. They survive sub-zero winters if the roots are well-drained and are rarely bothered by pests. They will take some drought and cope in a semi-exposed situation.
How To Use Deutzia Rosea Carminea Deutzia Rosea Carminea is a good addition to a flowering summer border where its rounded habit fits neatly among other shrubs. The starry flowers create a pretty display and fill the awkward mid-border spot.
Deutzia Rosea Carminea also grows well in a large well-watered and fed plant container and because it doesn’t get too big makes a welcome addition to decks, patios, and balconies.
How To Care For Deutzia Rosea Carminea Deutzia Rosea Carminea will grow in full sun to partial shade and is not fussy about soil conditions as long as it’s well drained. It can tolerate exposed conditions but may suffer from foliage and flower damage if exposed to very harsh winds.
Prune back unwanted stems or congested growth immediately after flowering as deutzias flower on the previous season’s wood. Cutting back immediately after flowering gives it time to grow fresh new stems in the current year. You can remove stem tips in season to promote bushy growth.
Water well until established and mulch the roots in spring for the best flowering display.