Location: Jayhawker Towers, N side
Approximate blooming period: spring - summer

Slender Pride-of-Rochester, Deutzia gracilis

Origin: Japan, Taiwan 
Habitat: Hardy to USDA Zone 4 
Height and Form: Deciduous perennial shrub 
Foliage and Bark: medium green leaves on very slender stems 
Flowers, Fruit and Seeds: Flowers are white with five petals, borne in erect clusters which can usually cover the plant in white. Fruit are dry brown capsules
Name: gracilis: graceful.
Culture: Sun to part shade, any good garden soil, prune after flowering.

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