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Common Pearlbush
Exochorda racemosa
Common Pearlbush in flower
Size:

Small
Size: medium
Medium
Size: large
Large
Exposure/ Light Requirements:
Full Shade not required.
Full Shade
Full Sun required.
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade required.
Partial Sun/Shade
Pests and Problems:

Environmental Damage


Hardiness Zone: 5 - 8 
Mature Height: 10-15 Feet
Mature Width: 10-15 Feet
Features: Clusters of white flowers at the ends of branches in spring
Culture: Full sun to partial shade; well-drained soils best; prefers slightly acid soil, but will tolerate alkaline soil
Mature Form: Open, loosely arching
Native To: China
Soil Conditions:
Dry
Soil condition: Moist, Well-DrainedMoist, Well-Drained
Wet
Tolerance:
Tolerance: Alkaline SoilAlkaline Soil
Dry Sites
Salt
Soil Compaction
Wet Sites
Tolerance: WindWind
Uses:
Barrier
Border
Foundation
Hedge
Massing
Naturalizing
Use for: Screen.Screen
Use for: Specimen.Specimen
Foliage Color: Green
 
Fall Foliage Color: Green
 
Additional Notes: The name pearlbush refers to the fact that the partially open buds resemble pearls.

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