Plant Base Online (beta)
© Deeproot Plant Base
common name: Dusty Zenobia, Honeycup
synonyms: Zenobia cassinefolia
shrub, semi-evergreen, scented/aromatic
growth rate: medium
growth habit: arching
leaf colour: blue-green
flower colour: white
main season: Spring
full sun, part shade
moist soil, wet/waterlogged soil
preferred soil pH: acid
minimum temp: -29°C
USDA zone: 5 to 9
Suckering deciduous or semi-evergreen shrub with arching branches and alternate, dusty bluish-green leaves. Small, fragrant white flowers in spring, which look like large lily-of-the-valley flowers.
Moist, humus-rich, lime-free soil in full sun or part shade.
From seed or by cuttings.
Native to the southeastern parts of the USA, usually found in damp and boggy areas.
pronounced: zen-OW-be-a pul-ver-yu-LEN-ta