STYRAX

Commonly known as Snowbell tree

All Flower JUN-JUL

Fragrant snowbell flowers presented as solitary, in pendent, terminal or axillary racemes or panicles, or produced in clusters on short branchlets.

Graceful trees for a woodland garden.

Genus of about 130 species of deciduous or evergreen shrubs or small trees found in woodland or thickets in Europe, Asia, and North America, including Mexico.

Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
  • White
    'Pink Chimes' is a delicate pink
  • Tall Shrub
  • Tree
  • Hardy - very cold winter
    Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe. Plant can possibly withstand temperatures down to -20°C (-4°F)
  • Full sun
    Shelter from cold, drying winds
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Large shrub or small tree, of graceful habit. Attractive to bees. Good for woodland garden. Flowers on previous year's wood
    Pests & Diseases
    Trouble free
    Place of origin
    Europe, Asia and North America
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Cup-shaped
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Scented Plants
    Scented flowers
  • Soil Conditions
    Fertile moist well-drained soil
    Neutral to acid soil
  • Wildlife
    Bee friendly
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Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 1) Collecting Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 2) Storing Seeds
Shrubs and Trees - Seeds - 3) Planting Seeds
Styrax - Care Guide
Trees - Care Guide

Buy Varieties of STYRAX

STYRAX formosanus var. formosanus

STYRAX formosanus var. formosanus

Formosan snowbell, Snowbell tree

the most beautiful of all the Styrax with large white pendulous star-shaped flowers and distinctive smooth bark

 
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STYRAX hemsleyanus

STYRAX hemsleyanus

Snowbell tree

columnar tree with racemes of white flowers

 
£40.00 each 
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STYRAX japonicus

STYRAX japonicus

Japanese snowbell

pendulous bell-like white flowers in profusion. A most attractive summer-flowering tree

 
Small
£20.00 each 
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£45.00 each 
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STYRAX japonicus 'Fargesii'

STYRAX japonicus 'Fargesii'

Japanese snowbell

a more tree-like form with larger leaves

 
Small
£27.50 each 
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£60.00 each 
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STYRAX japonicus 'Fragrant Fountain'

STYRAX japonicus 'Fragrant Fountain'

Japanese snowbell

weeping habit with pendulous, fragrant white flowers

 
£45.00 each 
STYRAX japonicus 'June Snow'

STYRAX japonicus 'June Snow'

Japanese snowbell

pendulous white flowers. Compact form.

 
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STYRAX japonicus 'Pendulus'

STYRAX japonicus 'Pendulus'

Japanese snowbell

a form with trailing branches which is best grown over a bank to look up into the flowers

 
£30.00 each 
STYRAX japonicus 'Pink Chimes'

STYRAX japonicus 'Pink Chimes'

Japanese snowbell

delicate pink flowers

 
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£37.50 each 
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STYRAX japonicus 'Pink Snowbell'

STYRAX japonicus 'Pink Snowbell'

Japanese snowbell

pale pink scented flowers.

 
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£30.00  
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STYRAX japonicus 'Snowcone'

STYRAX japonicus 'Snowcone'

Japanese snowbell

white flowers, pyramidal habit

 
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£35.00 each 
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STYRAX japonicus 'Sohuksan'

STYRAX japonicus 'Sohuksan'

Japanese snowbell

a vigorous form with large leaves and the largest flowers of any Styrax we have seen growing at Burncoose

 
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STYRAX officinalis

STYRAX officinalis

Mediterranean storax, Storax

short drooping clusters of large fragrant flowers. Needs a warm sheltered site

 
£45.00 each 

Useful extras...

Fertilisers & Feeds - Levington
Sulphate of Iron
Boosts soil acidity. Feeds ericaceous plants and helps prevent moss. Corrects leaf yellowing caused by iron deficiency. Easy to use, low dust granules
Only £11.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Grow Your Own
AFTER PLANT GROW YOUR OWN seaweed is ready to use liquid concentrate that was specially formulated be used on all edible plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Afterplant - Tomatoes
AFTER PLANT TOMATO FEED Liquid Concentrate with Bio stimulant is a high potash liquid concentrate containing seaweed extract, plant derived amino acids and other nutrients specifically formulated to benefit tomatoes and greenhouse plants.
Only £8.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
3 options from £3.00

Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow Ericoid mycorrhizal fungi
This specially adapted Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi will boost the growth of acid-loving plants like rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers and blueberries. It contains ericoid and arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, which are found in poor acidic soils where ericaceous plants naturally grow.
Only £7.50

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