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Halesia monticola var vestita
Halesia monticola var vestita
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Description

Available Spring 2019 A delightful small tree with cascades of white, snowdrop-like flowers hanging from the underside of the branches in May. Halesia monticola var. vestita flowers reliably when young and the white flowers stand out well against the dark green foliage. This differs from Halesia carolina, in that it grows a little taller, less wide and has larger flowers. A beautiful, flowering garden tree.

Supplied Size: 3L pots (aprox 3 years old, 25 - 40 cm tall cm tall) - limited number of young plants this year


  • Position: Full sun or light, dappled shade.
  • Soil: Well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Hardy.
  • Flowering Period: May - June
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: Eventually a small branching tree.
    • Height: 10 m (32 ft).
    • Spread: 6 m (20 ft).
  • Notes: We have a specimen of Halesia monticola var. vestita , planted in the woodland garden surrounding our nursery. At 14 years old, it had reached a height of 4 m, a spread of 3 m and is shown in the photos below.

 


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