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Pearl bush

Exochorda spp.

Exchorda giraldii0 by [1] (CC-BY-SA-3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H5

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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A photo of Pearl bush
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A photo of Pearl bush

Pearl bush Overview

Exochorda is a genus containing just 2 species of hardy, deciduous shrubs from the Rosaceae family. Native to Central Asia and China, this genus is commonly grown as an ornamental and is also known by the title pearl bush after the flowers. They produce vast quantities of showy, white flowers with 5 petals at branch tips. Hybrids have been produced featuring the most favourable species traits, such as profuse flowering and shrubby stature.

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

Grown for their abundant, showy, white flowers.