Exochorda x macrantha ‘The Bride’ Pearlbush

Description: ‘The Bride’ also known as Pearl Bush is a fast growing medium sized, deciduous shrub with a trailing habit. From late spring to early summer, racemes of pristine white flowers cover the light green foliage in a breathtaking display. After flowering, the leaves take on shades of yellow and orange, providing year round interest.

History: Received the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

Exochorda Growing Tips: Grow in moist but well-drained soil with full sun or partial shade.

Height and Spread (after 10 years): 2m x 2m



  • Flowering month: April
  • Deciduous
  • Leaf colour: Green
  • S Size: Small
  • Tree shape: Spreading
  • Prune after flowering
  • Award-winning

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