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Zone:  5-8

Height:  1-1.2m [3-4ft]

Spread:  Same

Bloom:  Pearl-like buds in April produce brilliant white flowers that smother gracefully arching branches for six weeks

Fruit:  Star-shaped seed pod

Light:  Full sun [for best flowers], to part shade

Water:  Moderate

Soil:  Tolerant of most soils, prefers moist, rich, acidic

Maintenance:  Low; do any necessary pruning soon after flowering as bloom happens on old wood

Use:  Specimen shrub or hedge/screen 

Exochorda x macrantha 'The Bride' (Pearlbush)

  • Tolerates drought once established.  Not susceptible to insect damage or disease.