Plants, Weird and unusual, Common and underutilized,
Mail order, flat rate of €12.50 throughout Ireland,
Styrax japonica -Japanese snowbell tree
A medium-sized, deciduous tree with an elegant, spreading habit
The very pretty, pointed leaves are glossy green, and come in early.
A mass of fragrant, bell-shaped, white flowers with yellow stamens appear in summer, and are best appreciated from a seat under the tree. With its graceful habit, Japanese snowbell is an excellent tree for year-round interest,
and needs very little pruning. Good Buttery yellow Autumn colour