EXOCHORDA racemosa 'Niagara'

Commonly known as Pearl bush

This is a brand new very compact growing and highly floriferous new introduction suitable for smaller gardens, It can be grown as a spectacular low hedge
Further Reading....
  • Deciduous
  • White
  • Height
    1m (39in)
  • Spread
    1m (39in)
  • Hedge
    Ideal for hedging
  • Medium shrub
    Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Compact, bushy. Develops into a rounded bush with slightly arching branches.
  • 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
  • Partial shade
    Light, dappled shade.

EXOCHORDA racemosa 'Niagara'

 
  • Additional Features
    Good to know
    Can be clipped to keep very dense after flowering as flowers are produced on previous season's growth. Expected to reach about 1m (39in) in 10 years.
    Pests & Diseases
    None
    Place of origin
    Garden origin. Holland. 1997. Herman Geers.
    Resistant to honey fungus
    These plants have little or few problems with honey fungus.
  • Flower Shape
    Racemes
    Upright racemes of 6-10 flowers to 4cm (1½in) across
    Single
    Row of petals round conspicuous stamens - no more than 8 petals
  • Garden Location/Conditions
    Suitable for small gardens
  • Hardiness
    Fully hardy
  • Leaf margin
    Entire
    (see photos above)
  • Leaf shape
    Obovate
    (see photos above)
  • Pruning group
    Pruning group 2
    Suitable for: Deciduous shrubs and trees that flower in Spring or early Summer on previous year's growth, including plants that produce new growth at or near ground level.
    Pruning: Prune flowered shoots to strong buds. Cut back approximately 1/4 of old shoots to the base to promote replacement growth.
    When: Annually, after flowering.

    RHS groups 2 & 3
  • Seasonal Interest
    Spring
    Summer
  • Soil Conditions
    Neutral to acid soil
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Exochorda - Growing Guide
1m (39in)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  1m (39in)
 

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