Redvein Enkianthus

Enkianthus campanulatus

An upright, deciduous shrub with leaves that become brilliant yellow, orange and red in fall. Pendulous clusters of red-veined creamy-yellow to orange flowers are dainty and delicate. Highly effective with other acid-loving plants in shrub borders and foundation plantings.
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Full sun, Partial sun

Water regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.

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Botanical Pronunciationen-ki-ANTH-us kam-pan-u-LA-tus
Average Size at MaturitySlow growing 6-8 ft. tall, 4-6 ft. wide; can reach 15-20 ft. with age
Bloom TimeLate Spring
Design IdeasFeature as a showy specimen, or or mass in the landscape. Ideally grown with rhododendrons, which share the same acidic soil requirements.
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeShowy Flowers
Flower ColorYellow
Foliage ColorGreen
Growth RateSlow
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureFall Color
Water NeedsHigh
Watering NeedsWater regularly to maintain wet or evenly moist soil - weekly or more.
Companion PlantsCombines well with Rhododendrons and Azaleas.

Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Feed regularly during the growing season with a general purpose fertilizer. Prune annually in late winter to promote vigorous new growth.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 5-7

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