Deutzia × lemoinei
Common name: 
Lemoine Deutzia
DUT-si-a le-MOI-nee-i
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon: 
  • Deciduous shrub, 5-7 ft (1.5-2.1 m) tall, similar width, twiggy, dense.  Leaves opposite, elliptic-lanceolate to lanceolate, 4-6 cm long (larger on vigorous shoots), sharply serrate, long acuminate.  Flowers white, 1.5 cm wide, borne on 2.5-8 cm long pyramidal clusters (corymbs).
  • Sun to part shade, should be pruned, flowers on 2nd year growth.
  • Hardy to USDA Zone (3) 4 (one of the hardiest deutizas).       From a cross of D. gracilis × D. parviflora, developed in 1891 by Victor Lemoine in Nancy, France. 'Compacta' is a dwarf with a more compact form.
  • Deutzia: after John van de Deutz (1743-1788), friend and patron of C. P. Thunberg who described the genus. lemoinei: refers to Victor Lemoine.
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  • plant habit, flowering

    plant habit, flowering

  • flower clusters and leaves

    flower clusters and leaves

  • leaves and flowers

    leaves and flowers

  • leafy shoot and flower clusters

    leafy shoot and flower clusters