Plant types and subtypes: Trees & Shrubs, Shrubs, Shrub-like Trees, Deciduous
Light Requirements: part-sun, part-shade
Water Use: medium
Soil Moisture: moist, wet
Soil Description: acid, loam, sand
Bloom Time: April
Bloom Color: white
Leaf Color: green
Hardiness Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9
Additional Tags: attracts birds, attracts butterflies, berries, colonizing, naturalizing, pond margin plant, shade garden plant
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Styrax americanusAlso known as:
Produces white flowers with a fragrance reminiscent of orange.
An underutilized shrub, that will not compete with other understory species. Blooms more profusely with more sun, but will require a moist location. Tolerant of wet soil conditions, where its roots will be subjected to irregular inundation. Will sucker to form small colonies.
Native Range & Classification
Recorded County Distribution: USDA data
AL, AR, DC, FL, GA, IL, IN, KY, LA, MO, MS, NC, OH, SC, TN, TX, VA
USDA Endangered Status:
- Threatened: IL
|Species||Styrax americanus||American snowbell|