Stachyurus praecox 'Ishi Select' (Pink Spiketail)

Height: 6-8 feet
Spread: 6-8 feet
Light: Part shade. Likes high, filtered light but no direct afternoon sun.
Soil: Amended, well-drained soil. Average water needs once established, which takes a full year.
Description: This elegant, underused, deciduous shrub is a must-have for EVERY woodland garden. Arching, upright habit with large, medium green tapered leaves on burgundy stems. Graceful burgundy pendants form in early fall and persist through winter, finally opening into white and pink bell-shaped flowers in late winter. ‘Ishi Select’ was collected in Mr. Ishi’s Japanese garden by Atlanta plantsman Ozzie Johnson. Allow a full year from time of planting to get established.

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