Photo by: Chris Klapwijk
Predominant Flower Color: Pink
Flower/Truss Description: Funnel-shaped, tube longer than lobes, pink, rarely white, tube often deeper colored, fragrant. Inflorescence 6-15 flowered.
Foliage Description: Leaves elliptic to oblong-obovate, up to 4" long, deciduous.
Plant Habit: Usually non-stoloniferous shrub
Height: 5 feet in 10 years.
Cold Hardiness Temp: -15°F (
Elepidote (E) or Lepidote (L): E
Sub Genus: Pentanthera
Sub Section: Pentanthera
Geographical Origin: E N America (New England to Georgia, to Ohio and Tennessee)