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Beauty bush

Kolkwitzia amabilis

Beauty bush is a plant which belongs to the Kolkwitzia genus. The origin of this plant's scientific name epithet (amabilis) means 'beautiful looking'.The mature flowers are of a clustered form. a Deciduous grower, it will normally shed its leaves annually. Normally reaching to a mature height of 9.91 feet (3.05 metres).

As Beauty bush is a low maintanence plant, it is great for beginner gardeners and those that like gardens that don't need much overseeing.

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How to grow Beauty bush

  • Full Sun

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  • Partial Sun

  • Medium

Position in a full sun / partial sun location and remember to water moderately. Use Zone 4 - Zone 8 as your guideline for the appropriate climate for this plant.

See our list of companion Plants for Beauty bush to see which plants you should plant in close proximity to encourage growth.

Growing Beauty bush from seed

Transplanting Beauty bush

Common Beauty bush problems

These problems, diseases and pests are known to affect Beauty bush plants:

Beauty bush Etymology

The botanical epithet is from the Latin amabilis meaning “beautiful”

Other names for Beauty bush


Kolkwitzia amabilis Graebn.

Beauty bush care instructions

How long does Beauty bush take to grow?

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