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Kolkwitzia amabilis

Common Name(s):
Beautybush
Category:
Shrubs
Comment:

Drought tolerant; prune off oldest stems after flowering

Height:
6-10 ft.
Foliage:
Opposite, simple, dull, dark green leaves; 1-3 in. long; yellowish to reddish fall color
Flower:
0.5 in. soft pink flowers in late spring; borne on 2-3 in. corymb
Zones:
4 to 8
Habit:
Deciduous
Site:
Sun to light shade; well-drained soil
Texture:
Medium
Form:
Upright arching vase shape; somewhat fountain-like; becomes leggy with age
Width:
6-8 ft.
Tags:
deciduous

NCCES plant id: 1647

Kolkwitzia amabilis Kolkwitzia amabilis
Mederic, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Kolkwitzia amabilis Kolkwitzia amabilis
Harald Henkel, CC BY-NC-2.0
Kolkwitzia amabilis Kolkwitzia amabilis
beautifulcataya, CC BY-NC-ND - 2.0
Kolkwitzia amabilis Kolkwitzia amabilis
Jon Sullivan, CC BY-NC-2.0