Need Info About A Pearl Bush - Knowledgebase Question

Richmond, VA
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Question by nikkiprice2
May 4, 2001
I recently acquired a pearl bush and know nothing about it. I cannot find it in any of my gardening books. Where can I find info about this plant? (other name, sun/shade, soil, etc.)

Answer from NGA
May 4, 2001
I think you are referring to Exochorda, whose common name is pearl bush. It is a deciduous shrub that takes full sun and regular watering. It prefers well-drained acidic soil. Prune after bloom, as flowers form on the previous year's growth. It blooms for a short while in spring, starting with white buds that look like pearls.

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