This is perhaps the most refined Enkianthus, bearing dainty, white pendulous bells in May. It forms an elegant, rounded shrub to 6 feet with gracefully tiered branches and produces brilliant scarlet color in autumn.
Noteworthy CharacteristicsSite as centerpieces in a small garden or rock garden. They naturally occur in open woodlands of Japan.
CareGrow in humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil in full sun or partial shade.
PropagationSow seed in late winter or early spring; take semi-ripe cuttings in summer or layer in autumn.
- Genus : Enkianthus
- Plant Height : 3 to 6 feet
- Plant Width : 3 to 6 feet
- Zones : 6, 7, 8
- Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
- Maintenance : Low
- Moisture : Medium Moisture
- Plant Type : Shrubs
- Growth Rate : Slow
- Bloom Time : Spring
- Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest
- Flower Color : White