A handsome deciduous multi-stemmed native shrub with triangular leaves with scalloped edges. Arching branches reach 3-4 meters creating a cascade look. Pendulous creamy white flower clusters look something like sea foam on cresting waves. Deer and drought resistant. Fast growing. A great carefree plant for your pollinators. Tolerates many soil types. Ideal for wind breaks, hedges, and erosion control. In spring, plant provides nesting sites for small birds and, in winter, thermal cover.
- Seed Count: 40-50
- Collection Date: Sept 2022
- Hardiness Zone: 3-9
- Height and Width: 34m x 3m
- Habitat: forest edges/open spaces; well draining average soils
- Germination test type: hand sort
How to germinate Holodiscus discolour seeds:
Very small seed. Prepare seed bed with a top layer of coarse sand. Surface sow by pressing seed into sand and mist well. Plastic cover improves success. Cold stratify 150 days. Keep moist. A dusting of fine mulch is helpful. Should germinate in 30-180 days at 20 C.