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

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
2.5m
Max height
2.5m
Max spread
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

Habit

Arching, Bushy, Rounded

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage

Light green in Spring; Light green in Summer; Light green in Autumn

How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 2

Propagation methods

Softwood cuttings


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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)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

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.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Arching, Bushy, Rounded

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

White in Spring; White in Summer

Foliage

Light green in Spring; Light green in Summer; Light green in Autumn


How to care

Watch out for

Pests

Generally pest-free.

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 2

Propagation methods

Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


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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