PlantsHalesiaHalesia

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Plant Habit: Shrub
Tree
Water Preferences: Mesic
Leaves: Deciduous
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Time: Spring

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Posted by ILPARW (southeast Pennsylvania - Zone 6b) on Jun 30, 2018 10:58 AM

The genus of Halesia was named after the Reverend Stephen Hales who was an English physiologist, chemist, and inventor, who lived from 1677 to 1761. There is some disagreement of how many species, but 5 species are possible of which 4 are of the southeastern USA and one in China; otherwise one American species with several varieties and one Chinese. Handsome, high quality deciduous small trees or shrubs with white bell-like flowers in spring.

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