Come! Ms. Dunlap will give two talks at the CNPS Conservation Conference Feb. 1-3 in LA!

One regarding a database of 3,700 nectar plants (& how to collect images to benefit pollinators), and the other regarding
a prototypical key incorporating a novel plant identification system that produced an order of magnitude improvement.

Deutzia gracilis

Family: Hydrangeaceae

Native to: Central America, Temperate Asia


Type: shrub

Forms: clumping, erect

Leaves deciduous

Max height: 6.6 feet

Max width: 4 feet


white/off white




Plant features: deciduous

Exposure: sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in spring

Soil types: loam, well drained

USDA Zones: zone 5 to -20 f, zone 6 to -10 f, zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: -20 to +30 °F

Water: regular