Carolina Silverbell

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 Height: 20 to 40' Width: 15 to 35' 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 ft-30 ft
Spread 20+ ft
Shape Tree-form
Primary foliage Color
Seasonal foliage Color
Flowering Season Spring
Flower Color White
Berries
Environmental Characteristics
Growth Rate Moderate