Pink Chimes Japanese Snowbell
Styraxï¿½japonica 'Pink Chimes'
Small, broadleaf deciduous tree with rounded growth habit and attractive light pink flowers.
Prefers sun or part shade. Grows best in moist, well-drained, slightly acidic, highly organic soil. Weekly watering during the first three summers is necessary for survival.
Good ornamental tree with fragrant flowers followed by white fruit that lasts into fall.
20' at maturity
15' at maturity
Pyramidal to rounded with graceful, horizontal or ascending branches.
Clustered pink, bell-shaped, drooping flowers in late May-June.
Elliptical, slightly serrated, 2-4
Smooth, gray-brown, becoming orangish-brown, fissured and more attractive with age.
Parent is native to China and Japan. Flowers may attract bees.