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Styrax japonica ‘Fragrant Fountain’

For sale by Bluebell Nursery

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A new and gracefully snowbell tree, Styrax japonica 'Fragrant Fountain' has fragrant, bell-shaped, white flowers in mid summer and an elegant, weeping habit appearance. This plant is best trained up a cane to the required height and then allowed to weep down.

An unusual and lovely garden tree with cascading branches once established.

Supplied Size: 3L containers (30 - 50 cm tall)

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Styrax japonica  ‘Fragrant Fountain’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Styrax japonica  ‘Fragrant Fountain’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65
Pot SizeTotal Price
3 litres

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Grower Notes

Position: Sheltered in full sun or light, dappled shade.
Soil: Moist, fertile, lime free soil.
Hardiness: Reasonably hardy. Styrax japonica 'Fragrant Fountain' prefers shelter from cold winter winds.
Flowering Period: June.
Rate of Growth: Slow to moderate.
Habit: Eventually a very small branching tree with weeping branches.
Height: up to 5 m (16 ft)
Spread: 4 m (13 ft)

Notes: Styrax japonica 'Fragrant Fountain' flowers as a young plant, usually within one of two years.

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Common names

Japanese Snowbell 'Fragrant Fountain'


Styrax japonica ‘Fragrant Fountain’ (Japanese Snowbell 'Fragrant Fountain'). This is a weeping tree with dark green foliage and which produces abundant white, scented, bell-like blooms with long, curved yellow anthers in early summer. The leaves turn a bright golden yellow in the autumn before falling.


Train up a cane to the desired height before allowing to weep. Grow in a sheltered position in lime-free soil.

Interest and use

Grown for its habit, and for its scented, ornamental flowers.

Italics = data drawn from parent genus or species

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Styrax japonica  ‘Fragrant Fountain’ | Ashby De La Zouch, Derbyshire, LE65 | Copyright Greenplantswap 2020
  • LightFull sun or Part shade
  • HardinessFully hardy (min -23°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile, Loamy
  • Soil pH7.0 to 5.0
  • WaterMoist

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