Beauty Bush - Pink Cloud
Pink Lacy Screen!
Beauty Bush - Pink Cloud, Kolkwitzia amabilis 'Pink Cloud', produces white-pink flowers that are carried into May on arching stems, The bell-shaped pink flowers have yellow throats that appear in clusters in a profuse May bloom which persists for over 4 weeks. The flowers attract scores of hummingbirds.
A member of the honeysuckle family, it is a suckering, deciduous shrub that typically grows 6' to 10’ tall with broad-ovate dark green leaves an arching, vase-shaped stems, making an excellent specimen plant, hedge or screen.
The flowers are followed by capsule-like fruits that usually persist on the plants, into fall, when the foliage turns yellow. In the winter, the bark exfoliates, adding winter interest to the your garden.
Plant in full sun for the best flowering, but it will flower less, in part shade, and the form may be more arching-spreading.
Use Beauty Bush in your landscape design as a screen, as a specimen or at the corner of a house in groups of three.
It is deer, rabbit, insect and disease resistant when planted in moist, but not soggy soil.
*Profusion of Pink Blooms in May
*Exfoliating Bark in Winter
*Wildlife and Disease Resistant
|Family||Kolkwitzia amabilis 'Pink Cloud'|
|Mature Height||8 to 10 feet|
|Mature Spread||6 to 8 feet|
|Sun Exposure||Full sun to partial shade|