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Halesia

Halesia spp.

Halesia carolina0 by [1] (CC-BY-SA-3.0)

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Tender

10b

USDA zone

2°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Halesia Overview

A small genus of deciduous shrubs and small trees in the Styracaceae family native to Eastern Asia and Eastern North America with 4 accepted species. Commonly known as silverbell, they are cultivated for their clusters of delicate pendulous bell-shaped flowers in white or pink followed by distinctive winged seeds. They prefer a shady position in acid soil, perfect for woodland planting.

How to propagate Halesia

Cuttings

Softwood cuttings in summer.

Seed

Seed in autumn.

Other uses of Halesia

Grown for their showy, pendant, bell-shaped flowers and curious winged fruits.

Deciduous Trees

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Acacia

Acacia spp.

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