Scientific Name: Enkianthus campanulatus
Common Name: redvein enkianthus
Family Name: Ericaceae
Origin: S.E. Asia / Japan / China
Hardiness Zone: Zone 5: (-29 to -23 °C)
Plant Type: Shrub - deciduous
Mature Size: 2 - 3m x 2 - 3m (height x width)
Habit: Open, Spreading, Upright
Form: Irregular
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Fall interest, Mixed shrub border, Woodland margin
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Acidic, Humus rich, Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Heavily veined, Elliptic, Obovate, Serrate
Flowers: Raceme, White, Orange, Yellow, Pink, Red, May-Jun
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Aug-Sep, (Persistent)
Key ID Features:
Leaves alternate, mostly crowded near the branch ends, most blades elliptic-obobate, 4-6cm long x 2-3cm wide, serrate; flowers bell shaped, about 1cm long.