Zenobia pulverulenta

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 Zenobia pulverulenta subsp. var.  
Habit: shrub
Height: to
Width: to
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Height: 3 ft to 10 ft
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Lifespan: perennial
Origin: Virginia to S Carolina
Bloom: early spring, mid spring, late spring
Exposure: part-sun
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USDA Zones: 5 to 10
Sunset Zones:
Flower features:
Ericaceae > Zenobia pulverulenta var. ,

Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Zenobia pulverulenta, Pollard (Z. speciosa, Don. Andromeda pulverulenta, Bartram. A. speciosa, Michx. A. glauca, Hort. A. candida, Hort. A. dealbata, Lindl.). Figs. 4043, 4044. Shrub, 2-4 ft. high, with upright or arching branches: quite glabrous: lvs. oval to oblong, obtuse or acutish, crenulate or finely serrulate, often covered more or less with glaucous bloom, 1-2 in. long: fls. on slender nodding pedicels, clustered and forming racemes, 2-5 in. long; corolla white, 1/3 in. across. May, June. N. C. to Fla. Var. nuda, Rehd. (Z. cassinifolia, Pollard. Andromeda cassinifolia, Vent. A. speciosa var. nitida, Michx. A. speciosa var. viridis, Hort.). Lvs. green, without bloom.

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Deciduous except where winters are mild. Elliptical leaves are narrow and light green, with a powdery blue. White blooms come in late spring, with bell-shaped, fragrant flowers that nod.

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  • 'Quercifolia' keeps lightly lobed leaves frequently seen on young plants.


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