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Kolkwitzia amabilis

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Kolkowitzia amabilis 'Pink Cloud'

Deciduous, suckering shrub bearing a profusion of bell-shaped flowers, pale to deep pink with a yellow throat, in late spring and early summer. Dark-green foliage adds appeal when not in bloom.

CareGrow in fertile, well-drained soil. Tolerates some shade.

PropagationTake greenwood cuttings in late spring or early summer, or remove suckers in spring.


  • Genus : Kolkwitzia
  • Plant Width : 10 to 15 feet
  • Zones : 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
  • Plant Height : 6 to 10 feet
  • Moisture : Dry to Medium
  • Bloom Time : Early Summer, Late Spring, Spring, Summer
  • Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Flower Color : Pink, Yellow
  • Characteristics : Showy Foliage
  • Plant Type : Shrubs
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest
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