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‘Maradco’ beautybush

Kolkwitzia amabilis 'Maradco'

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Anyone who has grown beautybush knows that it puts on a spectacular pink flower display in late spring and then it goes incognito the rest of the year. This new beautybush, however, commonly known as Dream Catcher™, dazzles the eye with unforgettable, golden yellow foliage that turns to a striking golden orange in fall.

Noteworthy CharacteristicsThree seasons of interest.

CareProvide full sun or, preferably, filtered sun and average, well-drained soil. Prune just after blooming.

  • Genus : Kolkwitzia
  • Zones : 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
  • Plant Height : 6 to 10 feet
  • Plant Width : 6 to 10 feet
  • Uses : Containers
  • Light : Full Sun to Partial Shade
  • Bloom Time : Late Spring
  • Maintenance : Low
  • Moisture : Medium Moisture
  • Flower Color : Pink
  • Foliage Color : Purple/Burgundy
  • Characteristics : Showy Fall Foliage, Showy Foliage
  • Plant Type : Shrubs
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest

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