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Deutzia scabra 'Plena'

19th June 2011

A double flowered form of the species from China and Japan. It is very similar to 'Pride of Rochester' .

30th June 2016

It survives with almost frightening tenacity. I felled the Eucalyptus behind it a couple of years ago and it was profoundly squashed in the process, but it has bounced back (as has the Eucalyptus).

19th June 2020

I think that this is the form introduced from China by Robert Fortune when he returned from there for the last time in 1861.