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Pearl bush

Exochorda racemosa

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

4m

Max

4m

3m

Min

2.5m

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Pearl bush Overview

This species is grown for its profuse white flowers and blue-green foliage. The shrubs will grow to a height and spread of 12ft or more. Grow in rich soil that is well drained along with full sunlight will provide the best growth and flowering development. Annual pruning immediately after flowering will benefit your shrub shape and flower production for the next season.

How to propagate Pearl bush

Cuttings

You can propagate by softwood cuttings in the summer.

Seed

Seeds in the autumn.

Other uses of Pearl bush

Ornamental, banks and specimen