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STYRAX

Commonly known as Snowbell tree

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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 - oval, toothed dark-green leaves to 12cm (5in) long
  • White
  • Height - 8m (26ft)
  • Spread - 5m (16ft)
  • Tree
  • Hardy - cold winter - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters. May not withstand open/exposed sites or central/northern locations. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -15°C (5°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Pests & Diseases - trouble free
  • Place of origin - central China
  • Resistant to honey fungus - These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape - Bell/Lantern - 2.5cm (1in) wide
  • Panicles - few-branched panicles to 15cm (6in) long
  • Racemes - terminal racemes
  • Garden Location/Conditions - Woodland garden
  • Hardiness - Fully hardy
  • Scented Plants - Scented flowers
  • Seasonal Interest - Summer
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich.
  • Neutral to acid soil
  • Tree Shape - Broadly columnar
  • Wildlife - Bee friendly
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Buy Varieties of STYRAX

STYRAX formosanus var. formosanus

STYRAX formosanus var. formosanus  >


Commonly known as: Formosan snowbell, Snowbell tree.
The most beautiful of all the styrax with large white pendulous star-shaped flowers and distinctive smooth bark
£30.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

STYRAX japonicus

STYRAX japonicus  >


Commonly known as: Japanese snowbell.
Pendulous bell-like white flowers in profusion. A most attractive summer-flowering tree
Small £20.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Large £45.00 each
Specimen £60.00 each

STYRAX japonicus 'Evening Light'

STYRAX japonicus 'Evening Light'  >


Commonly known as: Japanese snowbell.
A new styrax selection with dark purple leaves and white flowers
Small £25.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Large £45.00 
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

STYRAX japonicus 'Fargesii'  AWARD

STYRAX japonicus 'Fargesii'  >


Commonly known as: Japanese snowbell.
A more tree-like form with larger leaves
Small £25.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Large £55.00 each

STYRAX japonicus 'Fragrant Fountain'

STYRAX japonicus 'Fragrant Fountain'  >


Commonly known as: Japanese snowbell.
Weeping habit with pendulous, fragrant white flowers
£40.00 each

STYRAX japonicus 'Pendulus'

STYRAX japonicus 'Pendulus'  >


Commonly known as: Japanese snowbell.
A form with trailing branches which is best grown over a bank to look up into the flowers
Small £30.00 each

STYRAX japonicus 'Pink Chimes'

STYRAX japonicus 'Pink Chimes'  >


Commonly known as: Japanese snowbell.
Delicate pink flowers
Small £35.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant
Large £65.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

STYRAX japonicus 'Purple Dress'  AWARD

STYRAX japonicus 'Purple Dress'  >


Commonly known as: Japanese snowbell.
Purple leaves and white-pink flowers
£40.00 each

STYRAX japonicus 'Snowcone'

STYRAX japonicus 'Snowcone'  >


Commonly known as: Japanese snowbell.
White flowers, pyramidal habit
£30.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

STYRAX japonicus 'Sohuksan'

STYRAX japonicus 'Sohuksan'  >


Commonly known as: Japanese snowbell.
A vigorous form with large leaves and the largest flowers of any Styrax we have seen growing at Burncoose
£30.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

STYRAX obassia

STYRAX obassia  >


Commonly known as: Big-leaf styrax, Fragrant snowbell.
Large ovate leaves and white bell-shaped flowers
£45.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

STYRAX officinalis

STYRAX officinalis  >


Commonly known as: Mediterranean storax, Storax.
Short drooping clusters of large fragrant flowers. Needs a warm sheltered site
£45.00 each

STYRAX wuyuanensis

STYRAX wuyuanensis  >


Commonly known as: Snowbell tree.
A rare species with clusters of long white flowers
£40.00 each

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