Carolina Silverbell

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Halesia carolina

The Silverbell or Snowdrop Tree is one of North America's finest flowering horizontal branches, and yellow-green foliage are particularly effective against evergreens or with Rhododendrons planted beneath. Blooms small white bells dangle from the branches- in a vision of loveliness.

The abundant bell-shaped flowers are found on the previous year's wood. Likes a moist, acid soil of high organic content. Hardiness Zones: 5-8 Habit: Deciduous Growth Rate: Moderate

Site Requirements: Sun to partial shade; moist, well drained soil

Texture: Medium to coarse

Form: Rounded; open; irregular; low branches multistemmed.

Leaf: 2 to 5" alternate, simple leaves

Yellow fall color

Flower/Fruit: White, bell shaped flowers in April to early May;

1 to 1.5" fruit in fall

Comments: Native; similar culture to dogwood; not tolerant of difficult sites

 

Ornamental Characteristics
Category Tree
Foliage Type Deciduous
Height 20' - 30'
Spread 20'+ 
Shape Tree-form
Primary foliage Color
Seasonal foliage Color
Flowering Season Spring
Flower Color White
Berries
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Moderate

 

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