Exochorda × macrantha 'The Bride'
The Bride Pearlbush
Native to (or naturalized in) Oregon:
- Deciduous shrub, 6-7 ft (1.8-2.1 m) high, compact, nodding branches. Leaves alternate, simple. Flowers perfect, white, about 4 cm wide, 5-petaled, about 20 stamen, flower bud is roundish.
Sun to light shade, best in moist, rich loams, good heat and drought tolerance when established
- Hardy to USDA Zone 5 A hybrid of E. korolkowii × E. racemosa.
- macrantha: from macr, large, and antha, flowered, large-flowered
- Oregon State Univ. campus: west side of Pharmacy.