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Kolkwitzia amabilis ‘Pink Cloud’
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Kolkwitzia

Kolkwitzia amabilis ‘Pink Cloud’ full sun

Originally selected in 1946 at Wisley’s Royal Horticultural Gardens, this reliable eye-catching old-timer delivers a splendid showing of broadly ovate dark green foliage and bell-shaped, yellow-throated clear pink blooms year after year. Arched suckering branches sculpt a pleasing vase-shaped shrub that features capsule-like fruit and attractive exfoliating bark once the clustered flowery profusion has faded. A deciduous deer resistant member of the Honeysuckle family and kin to Weigela, ‘Pink Cloud’s dense vigorous growth appreciates periodic thinning, even a late winter hard pruning and craves a well-drained sunny spot with moderate moisture.

Blooms April–May.

Size: 6' 0"–9' 0" high x 5' 0" wide; hardy to zone 4.

Kolkwitzia amabilis ‘Pink Cloud’ (S-0762)
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