Abeliophyllum distichumItem #6658 USDA Hardiness Zone: 5 - 8
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Clusters of white flowers appear before the leaves on this round, multi-stemmed shrub. It is grown for its beautiful display of early spring, fragrant flowers, which appear before most other flowering shrubs. Provide a dark green background for best show in shrub borders or use as an informal hedge. Deciduous.
- OverviewLight Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.Average Landscape Size:Open, multi-stemmed shrub with arching branches 3 to 5 ft. tall and wide.Landscape Uses:
- CareCare InformationFollow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer before new growth begins in spring. Increase watering before spring bloom. Prune after flowering.Pruning time: after flowering, every 2 to 3 years to maintain shape.Light Needs:Partial to full sunWatering Needs:Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.