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see saxifragesaxifrage
, common name for several members of the Saxifragaceae, a family of widely varying herbs, shrubs, and small trees of cosmopolitan distribution. They are found especially in north temperate zones and include many arctic and alpine species.
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a genus of shrubs of the family Saxifragaceae. The leaves are usually deciduous, opposite, and simple. The blossoms are white or lilac pink; they are gathered in corymbs, racemes, or panicles and rarely occur singly. The calyx and corolla have five segments, and there are ten to 15 stamens. The fruit is a spherical pod with many seeds.

There are 56 species of Deutzia in East and Southeast Asia and North America (Mexico). In the USSR (the Far East) there are two wild species— Deutzia parviflora (D. amurensis) and D. glabrata. D. gracilis and other species have been introduced as ornamental plants.


Zaikonnikova, T. I. Deitsiidekorativnye kustarniki. Moscow-Leningrad, 1966.


any saxifragaceous shrub of the genus Deutzia: cultivated for their clusters of white or pink spring-blooming flowers
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For shrubs that flower later in the season and have put on growth this year, such as Philadelphus and deutzias, it is necessary to take extra care pruning and be more selective.
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Prune early-flowering shrubs such as lilac, deutzia and forsythia.
Good candidates for this are roses, cornus, jasmine, deutzia, buddleia, forsythia and honeysuckle, plus fruit such as fig, blackberry and gooseberry.
Deciduous plants that are dormant in the winter - shrub roses, cornus (dogwood), willow, poplar, ribes ( flowering currants), spiraea, abelia, deutzia, kerria, philadelphus and viburnums.
In July and August we are concerned with the first group, including not only buddelja alternifolia, but also such common garden shrubs as deutzia, philadelphus, weigela, kerria japonica, and some spirea.
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They take longer to root than softwood cuttings, so the cutting should be slightly longer, and are used for deciduous plants that root easily such as Salvia microphylla, hebe, deutzia, cornus, philadelphus and weigela.
Many of our favourite deciduous shrubs that flower in the spring and summer, including Buddleja alternifolia, Cytissus scoparius, Deutzia, Forsythia, Hydrangea, macrophylla, Philadelphus, various spiraeas, Tamarix and Weigela, all produce their flowers on the previous season's growth.