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Kolkwitzia amabilis

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Kolkwitzia amabilis - Beautybush

Kolkwitzia amabilis - Beautybush

More About Kolkwitzia amabilis

  • Profuse pink flowers with white throats
  • Flowers hang from arching branches
  • Bright green leaves turn reddish in the fall
  • Suckers sporadically, producing an arching shrub
  • Bloom Time: Late spring

Zone:

4

Height:

175-200 cm

Spread:

175-200 cm

Colour:

Pink
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Beautybush Growing and Maintenance Tips

Kolkwitzia grows best in a fertile soil with adequate moisture, however, it will tolerate full sun to partial shade, and a moist to dry soil. Some removal of suckers may be necessary to maintain size.


Kolkwitzia amabilis Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Deer Resistant
Deer Resistant
Drought Tolerant
Drought Tolerant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average
Moist to Wet Soils
Average to Dry Soils

Growth Rate

Medium

Attributes

Fall Color
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Vase-shape
Multi-stem/Clump form
Upright

Foliage Color

Green (dark)

Landscape uses

Specimen
Hedge

 Suitable Substitutions for Kolkwitzia amabilis

Tamarix ramossissima

Tamarix ramossissima

Amur Tamarisk