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Halesia carolina

Common Name(s):
Carolina silverbell, Mountain silverbell
Cultivar(s):
Rosea, Meehanii
Categories:
Native Plants, Trees
Comment:

Irregular, spreading, open crown; suffers during drought; H. tetraptera var. ruba is pinik; H. tetraptera var. magniflora has two wings. 

 

Height:
Up to 30 ft.
Zones:
4-8
Habit:
Deciduous
Texture:
Medium to coarse
Form:
Multi-trunk tree; rounded; open; irregular
Exposure:
Sun to partial shade; moist to well-drained soil
Fruit:
Drooping white bell shaped flowers in early spring on previous season ft.s growth
Growth Rate:
Moderate
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 483

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Halesia carolina Flower
Kerry Woods, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
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Paul Cooper, CC BY-NC-2.0
Halesia carolina Seed pods
Plant Image Library, CC-BY-SA-2.0