February 4, 2023
Deutzia Rosea

Deutzia rosea ‘Yuki Cherry Blossom’ is a compact shrub from the Hydrangeaceae family of plants. As the family name suggests it is related to Hydrangea. Deutzia is native to Japan, the Kanto region, as well as China. You can find over 50 species of Deutzia in China. Naturally, it grows along the edges of forests and rocky areas.

It is deciduous. The leaves in autumn turn to an almost burgundy color before falling. Deutzia rosea ‘Yuki Cherry Blossom’ produces panicles of flowers. The flowers are pinkish-white inside and pink outside.

Grow Deutzia rosea ‘Yuki Cherry Blossom’ in full sun or partial shade. Plant it in fertile, moist but well-drained soil. Yuki Cherry Blossom is a hybrid, a compact shrub. It is a rather low-maintenance plant. It flowers in late spring and early summer.

Deutzia Rosea

Deutzia rosea ‘Yuki Cherry Blossom’ is a hardy plant. It does not require pruning except if you want to shape it. The flowers appear on the old wood. So pruning would not have any benefit to flowering except for making it bushier. Propagate by softwood cuttings in summer. Deutzia rosea ‘Yuki Cherry Blossom’ is pest-free and disease-free.

Deutzia Rosea

Also read about Deutzia scabra ‘Candidissima’

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