Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of shrubs of the family Hamamelidaceæ.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun small genus of deciduous shrubs of the southeastern United States
  • noun any of several deciduous low-growing shrubs of the genus Fothergilla having showy brushlike spikes of white flowers in spring and fiery red and orange autumn color; grows from Alabama to the Allegheny Mountains

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Examples

  • The good overwhelms all of course, as there are still wonderful tulips to enjoy, the new blooms of plants such as fothergilla are out with frilly white fringetree blossoms soon to come, and the soft foliage of copper beeches are emerging with the downy hairs on the edges of leaves glistening in the sun.

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  • The good overwhelms all of course, as there are still wonderful tulips to enjoy, the new blooms of plants such as fothergilla are out with frilly white fringetree blossoms soon to come, and the soft foliage of copper beeches are emerging with the downy hairs on the edges of leaves glistening in the sun.

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  • The good overwhelms all of course, as there are still wonderful tulips to enjoy, the new blooms of plants such as fothergilla are out with frilly white fringetree blossoms soon to come, and the soft foliage of copper beeches are emerging with the downy hairs on the edges of leaves glistening in the sun.

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  • Layanee said this on April 16, 2010 at 11:50 am | Reply ps I was thinking how happy fothergilla is in your part of TN.

    Greetings From Fairegarden-April Bloom Day 2010 « Fairegarden

  • The fothergilla, dogwoods and lilac are near fully open.

    Greetings From Fairegarden-April Bloom Day 2010 « Fairegarden

  • I love the ironweed seed heads and fothergilla is my hands-down favorite shrub for fall color.

    Dying Well-Aging Attractively « Fairegarden

  • We both hail the fothergilla, it should be planted more often in more gardens if we can both grow it well.

    Dying Well-Aging Attractively « Fairegarden

  • Upper left corner shows fothergilla, dogwoods in the background.

    Succulents-The Sedums « Fairegarden

  • I think the red leaves of fothergilla in the fall are as asset also.

    Black And Blood « Fairegarden

  • I think the witch hazel leaves are great too, similar to the fothergilla, do you have that plant?

    Green Leaf Day « Fairegarden

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