Exochorda racemosa var. giraldii 'Wilsonii'

Redbud Pearlbush

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Shrub
Growth Rate - Medium
Mature Height - 15'
Mature Width - 9-10'
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - Perfect, white, 5-petaled, 2" across, odorless. Borne 6-10 together in 3-5" long racemes at ends of short lateral stems from branches of previous year. Late March to early April.
Fruit - Broad turbinate, 5-valved, dehiscent, 0.33" wide capsule, ripens October and persisting, green to yellow brown, then brown.
Leaf -
Fall Color - None
Bark - Old branches develop scaly bark of gray, brown, or orange-brown, rather attractive.
Other Features - Thrives with neglect. Spectacular flower but soon fades.
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Transplant early spring, prefers well drained, acid, loamy soil, full sun to partial shade, prune after flowering, pH adaptable.
Native Habitat - Eastern China. Introduced 1949.
Diseases and Insects - None serious
Strength -
Weakness -

Plants of this taxon:
Bed 99

Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Pearlbush.
- Other plants of the family Rosaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Exochorda.
- Other plants of the species Exochorda racemosa.