SNOW DAY® ‘Blizzard’

Pearl-bush

Exochorda

'Blizzard'

USPP 23,329; CBR 4690

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  • Supersized flowers
  • Versatile habit
  • Spring blooming
Description

Bigger blooms! Snow Day® 'Blizzard' pearl-bush is a flurry of pure white flowers in spring. Exceptionally large blooms - about the size of those of 'The Bride'. It can be pruned to keep small or trained into a small tree. Pearl-bush gets its name from the pure white, perfectly spherical flower buds which resemble pearls.

USDA Zone 4 - 8 (-30°F/-34°C)

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Exposure Full sun, Part sun

Height 5 - 6'

Width 6 - 7'

Finish Time 1 season

Type Deciduous

Bloom Time Spring

Flower Color White

Foliage Color Green

Liner Sizes 2 1/4", 4", Quick Turn

Soil Adaptable to any well-drained soil.

Pruning Regular pruning is not required. Blooms on old wood, so any pruning should be done immediately after spring bloom.

Uses Specimen; perennial gardens; mixed borders; foundation plantings; hedges.

Growing Tips May be grown as a shrub or small tree. Best flowering and leaf color in full sun, but will perform well in lightly shaded conditions.