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botanical name:
Enkianthus campanulatus
Enkianthus campanulatus © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Ericaceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 4.00m
width: 4.00m
growth rate:
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Autumn
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, sandy soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 7
Upright, twiggy bush with spreading branches held creating a layered appearance. Long lasting, pendant, bell-shaped flowers are cream, pale yellow, buff pink or bronzy, finely veined with pink or red. Spectacular autumn colours of yellow, orange and red.

Moist, well drained, humus-rich, acid to neutral soil in sun or part shade. Prune by removing dead or unwanted branches, in late winter/early spring.

From seed, sown at 18-21 C in late winter or early spring. Take semi-ripe cuttings in summer or layering in autumn.

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