Form and Growth Characteristics: Plant Type - ShrubGrowth Rate - SlowMature Height - 6-8' can grow 15-30'Mature Width - Upright shrub 6-15'Longevity -
Ornamental Characteristics: Flower - Creamy yellow to light orange veined with red 0.33-0.50" long in May-June in pendulous umbel-like racemes from previous years growth.Fruit - Dehiscent, 5-valved capsule, 0.75" long.Leaf - Fall Color - Brilliant yellow to orange and redBark - Slender 3 sided often reddish in youth becoming brown, glabrous.Other Features - Excellent for flower and fall color. Nice specimen combines well with rhododendrons lovely around patio.Possible Use - Season Of Interest -
Culture and Care: Care Requirements - Acid soil requires moisture in full sun or partial shade.Native Habitat - Japan, 1870, Zones 4-7Diseases and Insects - None serious.Strength - Weakness -Plants of this taxon:
Find Related Plants:- Other plants with the common name Enkianthus.- Other plants of the family Ericaceae.- Other plants of the genus Enkianthus.- Other plants of the species Enkianthus campanulatus.