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Pearlbush

Exochorda x macrantha 'The Bride'

Pearlbush 'The Bride'

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.

Planning

Difficulty
Easy
Flowering time
Spring, Summer
Fruiting time
Autumn

Harvesting

Generally not harvested.

Propagation

Cuttings
Take softwood cuttings.

Geography

Environment

Light
Full Sun, Partial Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Chalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
Soil PH preference
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Frost hardiness
Hardy

Uses

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

Personality

Family
Rosaceae
Flower colour
White
Scent
None

Problems

Generally pest & disease free

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