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Enkianthus campanulatus

Red vein enkianthus

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Features

  • BloomsApril to June
  • Height2.5m to 5m
  • Spread2.5m to 5m
  • Growth HabitIrregular bushy
  • Flower ColourPink, orange, yellow, white, green
  • Leaf ColourGreen shades

Description

Enkianthus campanulatus (Red vein enkianthus). This is an attractive, deciduous shrub which will provide all-year-round interest, growing to about 2.5-5m. They will bear elliptic to obovate, dark green leaves that will turn orange, red, yellow in the autumn. The flowers produced are bell-shaped. In the winter the bare branches will make a good silhouette.

Characteristics

Woody perennial, Semi-evergreen, Fragrant

Other common names

Furin-tsutsuji

Origin

Japan

Interest and use

Specimen, ornamental, border, hedging, container. Spring interest and attractive autumn foliage.

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  • Enkianthus campanulatus | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • Enkianthus campanulatus | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018

Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost hardy (min -5°C)
  • SoilHumus-rich, Peaty
  • Soil pH5.0 to 6.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

They will prefer acidic soil in a lightly shaded, moist spot, annual mulching is recommended with an acid-producing product such as peat.

Propagation

Propagate from seed or cuttings in summer.

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