Deutzia Magicien Deutzia × hybrida 'Magicien' Lemoine

👤 Non-toxic to humans
🐾 Non-toxic to pets
🌸 Blooming
🍪 Not edible
‍🌱 Easy-care
deutzia 'Magicien'


The Deutzia × hybrida 'Magicien', more commonly known as Deutzia, is a visually striking shrub that catches the eye with its abundant and impressive springtime blooms. The flowers of this plant are particularly noteworthy, as they display a mesmerizing gradient of color. The petals typically exhibit a lovely mix of pink and white hues, creating a two-toned effect that adds depth and interest to the flower clusters. As the blooms mature, they may transition into a deeper pink, which only adds to the visual spectacle. Foliage on the Deutzia is also quite attractive. The leaves are bright green, providing a lush backdrop that makes the vibrant flowers stand out even more prominently. These leaves have a simple shape, with a somewhat elongate form and a subtly serrated edge that gives the plant texture. The arrangement of the leaves along the stems is orderly, contributing to the shrub's overall neat and tidy appearance. In summary, the Deutzia 'Magicien' is characterized by its stunning floral display with two-toned pink and white flowers, set against a canvas of fresh green leaves. It is a decorative plant that adds color and beauty to any garden setting, without specific reference to its size in terms of height and width.

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About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      Magicien Deutzia, Hybrid Deutzia

    • Common names

      Deutzia × hybrida 'Magicien' Lemoine

  • skullToxicity

    • To humans

      The plant known as Deutzia 'Magicien' does not have a well-documented profile of toxicity to humans. There are no widespread reports of toxic reactions in humans from contact with or ingestion of this plant, suggesting that it is not considered highly toxic. However, as a general practice, it is recommended to keep all parts of ornamental plants out of the reach of children to prevent accidental ingestion, which could potentially cause mild stomach upset due to the plant's non-edible nature.

    • To pets

      The Deutzia 'Magicien' is not known to be toxic to pets. There are no specific reports of toxicity in domestic animals such as dogs and cats, meaning it is not commonly recognized as a poisonous plant to pets. However, it is still advisable to prevent pets from ingesting plants, as individual animals may have sensitivities or allergic reactions, and non-food plants can potentially cause gastrointestinal discomfort or obstruction if ingested in significant quantities.

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Life cycle


    • Foliage type


    • Color of leaves


    • Flower color


    • Height

      6 feet [1.8 meters]

    • Spread

      5 feet [1.5 meters]

    • Plant type


    • Hardiness zones


    • Native area



  • money-bagGeneral Benefits

    • Ornamental Appeal: Deutzia 'Magicien' features attractive pink and white flowers that add visual interest to gardens and landscapes.
    • Landscape Versatility: With its compact growth habit, it's suitable for a variety of garden settings including borders, foundation plantings, and as a specimen plant.
    • Pollinator-Friendly: The flowers provide a nectar source for bees and other pollinators which is beneficial for the ecosystem.
    • Low Maintenance: This plant is known for being relatively easy to care for, requiring minimal pruning and able to tolerate a range of soil types.
    • Seasonal Interest: 'Magicien' offers a burst of spring blooms and has the potential for attractive fall foliage, adding seasonal interest to the garden.
    • Deer Resistance: The plant is somewhat resistant to deer, making it suitable for areas where deer predation is a concern.

  • medicalMedical Properties

    This plant is not used for medical purposes.

  • windAir-purifying Qualities

    This plant is not specifically known for air purifying qualities.

  • leavesOther Uses

    • Garden Photography: Deutzia 'Magicien' provides a photogenic backdrop or subject for garden photographers with its vibrant blooms and attractive foliage.
    • Insect Habitat: The dense branches and foliage can offer shelter for beneficial insects and provide a safe haven for butterflies and bees.
    • Educational Tool: Horticulture classes and workshops can use Deutzia 'Magicien' to teach about hybrid plant development and care techniques.
    • Bonsai: With proper training and care, Deutzia 'Magicien' can be cultivated as a bonsai, offering a unique challenge for enthusiasts of the art.
    • Seasonal Decorations: The lush flowers and branches can be used in floral arrangements or decorations for spring and summer festivities.
    • Culinary Garnish: While not commonly known for edible parts, the flowers could be used as a non-toxic decorative garnish for culinary presentations.
    • Artistic Inspiration: Artists may draw inspiration from the delicate blossoms and form of Deutzia 'Magicien' for paintings, illustrations, and designs.
    • Wedding Décor: With its splendid flowers, Deutzia 'Magicien' can be incorporated into wedding decorations, such as arches or centerpieces.
    • Craft Projects: Dried flowers and branches of Deutzia ‘Magicien’ can be used in craft projects, like wreath making or potpourri.
    • Dye Source: Although not a common use, the flowers and leaves could potentially be explored as a natural dye source for fabrics or crafts.

Interesting Facts

  • bedFeng Shui

    Deutzia is not used in Feng Shui practice.

  • aquariusZodiac Sign Compitability

    Deutzia is not used in astrology practice.

  • spiralPlant Symbolism

    • Purity: The delicate white flowers of the Deutzia are often associated with purity and innocence.
    • New Beginnings: As a plant that blooms in spring, Deutzia signifies new beginnings and the renewal of life.
    • Charm and Grace: The elegant form and gentle appearance of the Deutzia flowers represent charm and grace.
    • Hospitality: In some cultures, Deutzia is planted near homes to symbolize a welcoming environment and hospitality.

Every 1-2 weeks
2500 - 10000 Lux
Every 2-3 years
Late winter to early spring
As needed
  • water dropWater

    The Magician Deutzia thrives with consistent moisture, especially during the growing season. To maintain a healthy plant, water deeply once a week, providing about 1-2 gallons per session, depending on soil type and weather conditions. During hot, dry spells, increase the frequency to twice a week, ensuring the soil remains moist but not waterlogged. In the fall, reduce watering as the plant prepares for dormancy. Always check the soil moisture level before watering to avoid overwatering and root rot.

  • sunLight

    The Magician Deutzia prefers a spot that receives full sun to partial shade. It thrives best in an area where it can soak up at least six hours of direct sunlight each day. If planted in too much shade, the flowering may be reduced, so aim for a balance of morning sun and afternoon shade, particularly in hotter climates to prevent scorching.

  • thermometerTemperature

    Magician Deutzia is hardy and adaptable but performs best in temperatures that range between 60°F and 75°F. It can withstand a minimum temperature down to about -30°F, making it suitable for many temperate regions. It is important to protect the plant from harsh winter winds and extreme heat above 85°F, which can stress the plant.

  • scissorsPruning

    Pruning the Magician Deutzia is important for maintaining its shape and encouraging prolific blooming. Prune immediately after the flowers fade in late spring or early summer, removing up to one-third of old, woody stems to promote new growth. Deadhead spent flowers and cut back any leggy or damaged branches to keep the plant looking tidy. This practice should be done yearly for the best floral display.

  • broomCleaning

    As needed

  • bambooSoil

    The best soil mix for the Magician Deutzia should be well-draining and rich in organic matter. A combination of loam, peat moss, and perlite or sand can provide the appropriate texture and nutrients. The soil pH should be slightly acidic to neutral, preferably between 6.0 and 7.5. Regular mulching can help maintain soil moisture and health.

  • plantRepotting

    Magician Deutzia typically does not require frequent repotting and can remain in the same pot for several years, given its moderate growth rate. Repotting can be considered every 3-4 years, or when the plant outgrows its current container or shows signs of distress due to compacted soil.

  • water dropsHumidity & Misting

    Magician Deutzia thrives in average humidity levels commonly found in outdoor environments. While specific humidity levels are not critical for this plant, it is tolerant of some variation. However, extremely high humidity should be avoided to prevent fungal issues.

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Indoor

      Place in bright indirect light and ensure moderate humidity.

    • Outdoor

      Full sun to part shade with well-draining soil and mulch.

    • Hardiness zone

      5-8 USDA

  • circleLife cycle

    Deutzia × hybrida 'Magicien' Lemoine, commonly known as Magicien Deutzia, follows a typical perennial shrub growth cycle, starting with seed germination, where the plant emerges from seed as a small seedling. As it grows, it enters a vegetative stage where leaves and stems develop, creating the framework of the shrub. During spring, it progresses into the flowering stage, producing clusters of white to pink flowers that attract pollinators. After pollination, the plant sets fruit, which matures to release seeds, thus contributing to the propagation of the species. During the fall, the Magicien Deutzia may experience leaf senescence and dormancy, as it prepares to withstand winter conditions. With the return of favorable weather in spring, the plant resumes growth, starting the cycle anew.

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propogation time

      Late winter to early spring

    • Propogation: Deutzia × hybrida 'Magicien', commonly called Deutzia, is best propagated through softwood cuttings in late spring to early summer when new growth is still flexible but begins to mature. Cuttings should be about 4 to 6 inches (10 to 15 centimeters) long, taken from the current year's growth. The lower leaves are removed, and the cut end can be dipped in rooting hormone to encourage root development. The cutting is then placed in a well-draining soil mix, ensuring at least one or two nodes are buried where leaves were removed. A clear plastic bag or a cover can be used to help maintain humidity around the cutting, which should be kept out of direct sunlight until roots establish, generally within a few weeks. It is important to keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged during this period.