|Zenobia pulverulenta subsp. 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.
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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- Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture, by L. H. Bailey, MacMillan Co., 1963
- Flora: The Gardener's Bible, by Sean Hogan. Global Book Publishing, 2003. ISBN 0881925381
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