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Styrax obassia

Also called Big-leafed Storax


 Suitable Substitutions for Styrax obassia

Halesia carolina

Halesia carolina

Silverbell Tree

 

More About Styrax obassia

  • Upright, pyramidal to rounded crown
  • Leaves are oval to rounded, glossy, medium-green in the summer, yellow in the fall
  • Clusters of bell-shaped, white flowers with yellow stamens
  • Gray bark exfoliates to reveal an orange, inner bark
  • Bloom Time: Spring

Zone:

5

Height:

6-9 m

Spread:

6-7 m

Colour:

White
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Fragrant Snowbell Growing and Maintenance Tips

Makes a good understory tree for woodland gardens or as a specimen near a patio. The exfoliating bark gives this plant visual appeal in winter months.


Styrax obassia Characteristics

Full Sun
Full Sun
Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Fragrant
Fragrant

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow
Medium

Attributes

Fall Color
Deciduous

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum

Habit

Oval
Rounded

Foliage Color

Green
Yellow

Landscape uses

Specimen
Woodland/woods edge