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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Strongly acid (5.1 – 5.5)
Moderately acid (5.6 – 6.0)
Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 5a -28.9 °C (-20 °F) to -26.1 °C (-15 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 8b
Plant Height: 2 - 3 feet
Plant Spread: 2 - 4 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Broadleaf
Flowers: Showy
Fragrant
Blooms on old wood
Other: Flower buds form in late summer
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Provides winter interest
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Butterflies
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Deer Resistant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem

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Location: At a local nurseryDate: 2014-03-29
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Location: At a local nurseryDate: 2014-03-29
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5Date: 2011-10-05No bloom first year planted - however, buds are set for next Spri
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Location: My Northeastern Indiana Gardens - Zone 5bDate: 2012-04-02New spring growth
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Location: At a local nurseryDate: 2014-03-29
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