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Kolkwitzia amabilis (Beautybush)

Kolkwitzia amabilis Kolkowitzia amabilis 'Pink Cloud' Photo/Illustration: Steve Aitken

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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Kolkwitzia amabilis kol-KWIT-zee-ah ah-MAH-bil-iss Common Name: Beautybush Genus: Kolkwitzia
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.
Care: Grow in fertile, well-drained soil. Tolerates some shade.
Propagation:

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


Problems:

Infrequent. 


Height 6 ft. to 10 ft.
Spread 10 ft. to 15 ft.
Light Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture Dry to Medium
Characteristics Showy Flowers; Showy Foliage
Bloom Time Early Summer; Late Spring; Spring; Summer
Flower Color Pink Flower; Yellow Flower
Uses Beds and Borders, Specimen Plant/ Focal Point
Seasonal Interest Spring Interest, Summer Interest, Fall Interest
Type Shrubs

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