Online Plant Guide CIE Tours International  
Trees Shrubs Ground Covers Vines Bamboo Grass Corms Ferns Annuals Perennials Rhizomes Bulbs Palms Tubers Gingers

Styrax americanus /Styrax

Styrax americanus  / Styrax americanus
Dangling bell-shaped white flowers with yellow centers
View Image (Full)

Dangling bell-shaped white flowers with yellow centers

Spring flowers with emerging foliage

2007-2018 © All Rights Reserved. Information and images may not be reused without written consent.
Scientific Name: Styrax americanus
Common Name: Styrax
Plant Type: Deciduous
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 6, 8, 9 Determine Your Zone
Height: 8-10 feet
Spread: 3 -5 feet
Bloom time: Spring
Flower color: White
Fruit present: Fall
Fruit color: Brown
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Plants That Attract Butterflies
Comments: This is a delightful large native deciduous shrub or small tree that produces an abundance of white, bell-shaped flowers in early spring. The egg-shaped fruit have a fuzzy covering and turn brown when mature. It is especially effective in the woodland garden or other naturalistic settings where native understory trees and shrubs are needed.