SNOW DAY® Surprise

Pearl-bush

Exochorda

'Niagara'

USPP 21,665; CBR 4768

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  • Compact habit
  • Spring blooming
  • Very floriferous
Description

Compact pearl-bush. The large white blooms of Snow Day® Surprise pearl-bush cover the plant for a stunning spring display. This cultivar boasts a neater, more compact habit and strong, vigorous growth. 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 3 - 4'

Width 3 - 4'

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.