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Pearlbush

Exochorda x macrantha 'The Bride'

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

7a

USDA zone

-18°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

2.5m

Max

2.5m

1.5m

Min

1.5m

20 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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A photo of Pearlbush
A photo of Pearlbush

Overview

This beautiful white flowering deciduous shrub produces masses of white, pearl-like flower buds at the beginning of April living up to it's name Pearlbush. It's arching branches are covered in masses of white flowers from mid April to May which simply overpower every small, bright green oval leaf. In autumn, these leaves turn delicate shades of yellow and orange.

Common problems

Generally pest & disease free

    Harvesting

    Generally not harvested.

    Propagation

    Cuttings

    Take softwood cuttings.

    Uses

    A low maintenance plant that can be used to give architectural height to courtyards or urban patios as it can be grown in containers.