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Carolina Silverbell

Thursday, April 21, 2005; Page GZ48

Carolina Silverbell

• Botanic name: Halesia carolina.

• Flowers: Attractive white bell-like pendants in April.

• Size: To 25 feet.

• Form: Spreading.

• Needs: Enriched, moist and acid soil. Not for unimproved clay.

• Comments: A lovely native tree that rewards pampering.


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