Scientific Name: Halesia carolina Form: Irregular, Round
Common Name:Carolina silverbell Texture:Medium - coarse
Family Name:StyracaceaeHabit: Spreading
Plant Type: Tree - deciduous Mature Size (ht. X w.):7 - 10m x 7 - 10m
Origin: Hardiness Zone:Zone 4: (-34 to -29 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Soft flexible, Pinnate venation, Pubescent, Elliptic, Ovate, Serrate
Flowers: Cyme, (Floriferous), White, Apr- May
Fruit: Drupe, Green, Brown, Jul- Aug, (Persistent)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade, Sheltered
Soil or Media: Well-drained, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Specimen plant, Waterside planting, Woodland margin, Spring interest, Accent plant
Key ID Features:Leaves soft, flexible; flowers white/yellow in June. Winter ID: fruit 4 section , spear tip, persistent over winter, tan when ripe; terminal bud absent; superposed, slightly stalked, scaled.