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Exochorda x macrantha 'The Bride' (Pearlbush 'The Bride')

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Skill rating
Beginner
skill rating
Maintenance level
Maintenance level
1 hour care
per year
Ultimate height
Ultimate height
2.5m
Max height
Ultimate spread
Ultimate spread
2.5m
Max spread
Time to maturity
Time to maturity
10-20 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Exochorda x macrantha 'The Bride'

Other names: Pearlbush 'The Bride'

Genus: Exochorda Exochorda

Variety or Cultivar: 'The Bride' _ 'The Bride' is a rounded, deciduous shrub with arching branches bearing oblong, light green leaves and short racemes of small white flowers in late spring.


Exochorda x macrantha 'The Bride' is: Deciduous

Flower: White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage: Light green in Spring; Light green in Summer; Light green in Autumn

Habit: Arching, Bushy, Rounded

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

How to care

Watch out for

Pests: Generally pest-free.

Diseases: Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning: Pruning group 2. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

Exochorda x macrantha 'The Bride' (Pearlbush 'The Bride') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Architectural, Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance

Cultivation: Plant in moist, free-draining, preferably acid to neutral soil in full sun to partial shade. Will not tolerate shallow, chalky soil.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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Botanical name: Exochorda x macrantha 'The Bride'

Other names: Pearlbush 'The Bride'

Genus: Exochorda Exochorda

Variety or Cultivar: 'The Bride' _ 'The Bride' is a rounded, deciduous shrub with arching branches bearing oblong, light green leaves and short racemes of small white flowers in late spring.


Exochorda x macrantha 'The Bride' is: Deciduous

Flower: White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage: Light green in Spring; Light green in Summer; Light green in Autumn

Habit: Arching, Bushy, Rounded

Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Watch out for

Pests: Generally pest-free.

Diseases: Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning: Pruning group 2. REGISTER to read more...

Propagation methods: Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Exochorda x macrantha 'The Bride' (Pearlbush 'The Bride') will reach a height of 2.5m and a spread of 2.5m after 10-20 years.

Suggested uses: Architectural, Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Low Maintenance

Cultivation: Plant in moist, free-draining, preferably acid to neutral soil in full sun to partial shade. Will not tolerate shallow, chalky soil.

Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained

Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light: Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect: North, South, East, West

Exposure: Exposed, Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4)


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