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A picture of a Kolkwitzia


Kolkwitzia spp.

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Paradisbuske (Kolkwitzia amabilis) i Väsmestorp, Sörby sn 0863
IKAL 20100609 KolkwitzieBlüte
Kolkwitzia amabilis 1
Linnaea borealis 8803

Kolkwitzia Overview

A monotypic genus of deciduous shrub in the Caprifoliaceae family native to China where it is also commonly grown as an ornamental plant. The single species, K. amabilis, also known as Linnaea amabilis, has an arching growth habit with simple leaves and prolific clusters of tubular bell-shaped pinkish-white flowers in Spring. Known colloquially as the beauty bush, there are several varieties and cultivars available.