Exochorda x macrantha ‘The Bride’

Exochorda x macrantha ‘The Bride’

Description: A beautiful deciduous arching shrub with an abundance of pure white flowers in late spring to early summer held against pale green foliage. Well suited for a sunny spot and will happily grow against a sunny wall. Once mature there is the added bonus of string autumn foliage colour.

Much more compact than the hybrid x macrantha.

Climate / Position: Prefers full sun to dappled shade.

Height / Spread: Height 2.5m. Spread 2.5m.

Soil Requirements: Will tolerate most soils except shallow, chalky soil.

Pruning : Prune flowering shoots back to strong buds after flowering.

Special Requirements: Prune immediately after flowering for best results in the following year.

The common name Pearl Bush is derived from the opening flower buds said to resemble a string of pearls.