Snowbell - Styrax americana

  • $ 2500

THIS IS SOLD OUT AS OF 8/31. No more will be available from the nursery unfortunately. Orders  already placed will be filled.

Features: Bees, moths, butterflies, and birds are attracted to the fragrant blossoms on this shrub. This shrub is listed as threatened in Illinois and is host plant for the beautiful Promethea moth. Each white flower hangs like a bell, hence the name Snowbell. See special note below.

Light: partial sun

Soil: medium to moist 

Height: 8 to 10 ft.

Width: 8 to 10 ft.

Blooms: spring

Flower color: white

Fall color: yellow

Special note: these particular plants grew from seeds which the Morton Arboretum collected in the wild.

Moth photo from the Illinois State Museum.

See more information and photos at: Missouri Botanical Garden and USDA Plants Database