Halesia diptera

Two-Winged Silverbell

Form and Growth Characteristics:
Plant Type - Tree
Growth Rate - Medium
Mature Height - 20-30'
Mature Width -
Longevity -

Ornamental Characteristics:
Flower - White, bell-shaped, long, shallowy 4-lobed
Fruit - Oblong, or obovoid, 4-winged, dry drupe, 1 to 1 1/2" long, green changing to light brown, contains 2-3 seeds. The drupes have two longitudinal wings, hence it's name
Leaf -
Fall Color - Yellow to Yellow-green
Bark - Gray to brown to black combination, ridged-and-furrowed with flat somewhat lustrous ridges which develop into scaly plates; intermediate branches are gray and streaked with darker vertical fissures
Other Features -
Possible Use -
Season Of Interest -

Culture and Care:
Care Requirements - Rich, well drained soil,high acid and organic matter soils preferred
Native Habitat - West Virginia, Ohio, Illinois, Florida, and eastern Oklahoma
Diseases and Insects - None Serious
Strength -
Weakness -

Plants of this taxon:
-not currently in our collection-

Find Related Plants:
- Other plants with the common name Silverbell.
- Other plants of the family Styracaceae.
- Other plants of the genus Halesia.
- Other plants of the species Halesia diptera.