Yuki Cherry Blossom Deutzia Deutzia × rosea Yuki Cherry Blossom = 'Ncdx2'

👤 Non-toxic to humans
🐾 Non-toxic to pets
🌸 Blooming
🍪 Not edible
‍🌱 Easy-care
rose deutzia [Yuki Cherry Blossom]


The Yuki Cherry Blossom is a charming flowering shrub with plentiful, small, star-shaped pink flowers that provide a delightful show in spring. Its petals exhibit subtle gradations of color, often appearing pale pink near the base and deepening to a more vibrant pink towards the tips. Clusters of these blooms cover the branches, creating a dense, fluffy appearance reminiscent of cherry blossoms, hence its name. The foliage of the Yuki Cherry Blossom consists of narrow leaves that are a bright, fresh green color, contributing a lush backdrop to its pink floral display. During the fall, the leaves can transform, taking on attractive autumnal hues that add to the plant's seasonal interest. The overall shape of the Yuki Cherry Blossom is compact and mounded, forming a neat, bushy silhouette that fits well in mixed borders, as an accent plant, or even in containers for patio or terrace settings. With its dense flowering habit and pleasurable color scheme, the Yuki Cherry Blossom offers a cheerful presence in the garden, inviting pollinators and providing a lovely visual highlight during its blooming season.

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About this plant

  • memoNames

    • Family


    • Synonyms

      Yuki Cherry Blossom Deutzia, Pink Yuki Cherry Blossom.

    • Common names

      Deutzia × rosea Yuki Cherry Blossom = 'Ncdx2'.

  • skullToxicity

    • To humans

      The Yuki Cherry Blossom (Deutzia × rosea) is not known to be toxic to humans. There are no common symptoms of poisoning because it is not considered a poisonous plant. Therefore, there should be no expected toxic consequences from ingesting it.

    • To pets

      The Yuki Cherry Blossom (Deutzia × rosea) is also not known to be toxic to pets. It is not reported to cause any harmful effects if pets ingest parts of this plant, so there are no specific symptoms of poisoning associated with it.

  • infoCharacteristics

    • Life cycle


    • Foliage type


    • Color of leaves


    • Flower color


    • Height

      2 feet (0.61 meters)

    • Spread

      2 feet (0.61 meters)

    • Plant type


    • Hardiness zones


    • Native area



  • money-bagGeneral Benefits

    • Ornamental value: Deutzia Yuki Cherry Blossom is prized for its stunning pink flowers that provide a beautiful display in the spring.
    • Landscape versatility: This plant is suitable for a variety of landscaping uses, such as borders, hedges, or as a specimen plant.
    • Attract pollinators: The flowers attract bees, butterflies, and other beneficial insects to the garden, supporting local biodiversity.
    • Low maintenance: Once established, Deutzia Yuki Cherry Blossom is relatively easy to care for, requiring minimal pruning and maintenance.
    • Drought tolerance: It can withstand periods of low water availability once it is well-established, making it suitable for xeriscaping or drought-prone areas.
    • Adaptability: Deutzia Yuki Cherry Blossom is adaptable to a range of soil types, though it prefers well-draining soil.
    • Compact growth: Its compact size makes it suitable for small gardens or spaces where a more proportionate plant is desired.
    • Seasonal interest: In addition to its spring flowers, the plant may offer autumn color, adding another season of interest in the landscape.
    • Propagates easily: It can be easily propagated through cuttings, making it easy to share with friends and garden enthusiasts.

  • 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

    • Deutzia × rosea 'Yuki Cherry Blossom' can be used in bonsai culture, providing a delicate and attractive small-scale tree for enthusiasts of this Japanese art form.
    • The plant's branches may be utilized in floral arrangements, particularly when in bloom, adding a unique texture and color to bouquets and decorative arrangements.
    • In small urban gardens, Yuki Cherry Blossom provides a compact ornamental shrub, making the most of limited space with its spring display.
    • As a photography subject, its picturesque blooms are often sought after by photographers looking to capture the essence of spring.
    • Yuki Cherry Blossom can serve as a natural dye source; the petals may yield subtle coloration for fabrics or artisanal crafts.
    • The dried flowers of the Deutzia × rosea can be used in potpourri mixtures to add a spring-like fragrance and color to homes.
    • These plants can be adopted in educational settings as an example of hybrid plant breeding, showcasing the results of crossing different species.
    • Deutzia × rosea 'Yuki Cherry Blossom' works as a habitat for beneficial insects when integrated into a wildlife garden, attracting pollinators like bees and butterflies.
    • Enthusiasts of garden design can use this plant to explore color theming in landscapes, as its pink blossoms provide a vivid contrast to green foliage.
    • Its dense growth habit makes it a suitable candidate for creating low, flowering hedges or borders along walkways or garden edges.

Interesting Facts

  • bedFeng Shui

    The Yuki Cherry Blossom is not used in Feng Shui practice.

  • aquariusZodiac Sign Compitability

    The Yuki Cherry Blossom is not used in astrology practice.

  • spiralPlant Symbolism

    • Renewal: The Yuki Cherry Blossom is a spring bloomer, symbolizing the end of winter and the beginning of a fresh, new season.
    • Beauty: With its delicate pink flowers, this plant is often associated with the aesthetic pleasure and the transient nature of beauty.
    • Transience: Like other cherry blossoms, the Yuki Cherry Blossom's brief blooming period is a reminder of life's fleeting moments and the importance of living in the present.
    • Purity: The clean, crisp appearance of its blossoms can represent innocence and simplicity.

Every 1-2 weeks
2500 - 10000 Lux
Every 2-3 years
Spring to Summer
As needed
  • water dropWater

    The Yuki Cherry Blossom Deutzia should be watered thoroughly whenever the top inch of soil feels dry to the touch, typically every 7 to 10 days, depending on weather conditions and soil drainage. It is best to apply water directly to the base of the plant, using a soaker hose or a watering can, to avoid wetting the foliage. The amount of water needed will be around 1 to 1.5 gallons for smaller plants and up to 2.5 gallons for larger, established shrubs at each watering to ensure that the moisture reaches the deeper roots.

  • sunLight

    Yuki Cherry Blossom Deutzia thrives in full sun to partial shade. The ideal spot for planting is where it can receive at least 6 hours of sunlight each day, preferably in the morning with some afternoon shade to protect it from the intense heat in warmer climates.

  • thermometerTemperature

    Yuki Cherry Blossom Deutzia is hardy and can withstand temperatures as low as 5°F and as high as 90°F. However, the ideal temperature range for optimal growth is between 50°F and 75°F. Good airflow is important as well, so ensure the plant is not in a spot where it is sheltered from breezes during the warmer months.

  • scissorsPruning

    Pruning the Yuki Cherry Blossom Deutzia is important to promote healthy growth and maintain its shape. Prune immediately after flowering has finished, usually in late spring or early summer, to encourage next year's buds. Remove any dead or damaged branches, and cut back about 1/3 of the old stems to a new outward-facing bud to encourage bushier growth.

  • broomCleaning

    As needed

  • bambooSoil

    Yuki Cherry Blossom prefers well-draining soil with a mixture of loam, peat, and perlite or sand to ensure good drainage. The soil's pH should be slightly acidic to neutral, ranging between 6.0 and 7.5 for optimal growth.

  • plantRepotting

    Yuki Cherry Blossoms typically do not need to be repotted often; once every 2-3 years is sufficient. Younger plants may require more frequent repotting as they grow.

  • water dropsHumidity & Misting

    Yuki Cherry Blossom thrives best in moderate humidity levels; aim for around 40-60%. They can tolerate some variation but avoid overly dry conditions.

  • pinSuitable locations

    • Indoor

      Grow in bright, indirect light and moderate humidity.

    • Outdoor

      Plant in part sun to dappled shade, mulch well.

    • Hardiness zone

      5-8 USDA

  • circleLife cycle

    The life cycle of the Yuki Cherry Blossom Deutzia begins with seed germination, occurring in warm and damp soil conditions. Seedlings emerge and establish a root system, followed by the development of foliage. As the plant enters the vegetative stage, it produces a profusion of green leaves on arching branches. The next stage is flowering, where Yuki Cherry Blossom Deutzia produces clusters of small pink flowers in spring, attracting pollinators. After pollination, if conditions permit, the plant may produce fruit containing seeds, which can be dispersed to give rise to new plants. Finally, as a deciduous shrub, it enters dormancy in the fall, shedding leaves and going into a period of rest over the colder months.

  • sproutPropogation

    • Propogation time

      Spring to Summer

    • Deutzia × rosea Yuki Cherry Blossom, commonly referred to as Pink Yuki Cherry Blossom, is best propagated by softwood cuttings. This method is usually performed in late spring to early summer when the plant's new growth is still flexible and not fully matured. To do this, you would take a cutting of about 4 to 6 inches (about 10 to 15 centimeters) from a healthy branch, making sure it has several leaves. The lower leaves are removed, and the cut end is dipped in rooting hormone to speed up the root development. The cutting is then inserted into a pot filled with a well-draining potting mix and kept in a warm, humid environment until roots develop, which often takes a few weeks. It's important to keep the soil moist but not waterlogged to prevent rot. Once rooted, the new Pink Yuki Cherry Blossom plant can be transplanted to its permanent location.