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Enkianthus campanulata | Redvein Enkianthus

CHARACTER
Subtle and delicate specimen plant. Not really your show stopper but something more intreaguing for people who already have their basics established. The Mother’s Day flowers are very small white with red striped bells on pendulous racimes. Plant with and treat like Rhododendrons. The leaves are Blue-green and rounded. The bark is smooth dark gray mottled with light gray spots.
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CARE
Add mulch on a regular basis. No serious pests or disease.
NOTES
Blooms just after Rhododendrons.
ZONES HARDINESS | SUN OR SHADE ….. 5 – 7 | full sun to part shade
GROWTH RATE ….. medium
HEIGHT / WIDTH ….. 20′-30′/7′ to 15′
PLANT SHAPE & BRANCHING ….. Narrow, upright
LEAF FORM & SHAPE ….. 1.5″-3″ rounded with acute tip and little teeth
LEAF ARRANGEMENT ….. simple, alternate, crowded at end of branches
LEAF COLOR ….. Deciduous | dark green, turning bright yellow in fall
FEATURES, BUDS, FLOWERS, FRUIT
FLOWERS | creamy white to yellow
BARK | smooth, mottled dark and light gray spots
NATIVE HABITAT
SOIL requires acid, moist, will show stress in drought
Native to Japan
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hmmm, no links to plant info. Let me know if anyone finds anything good.