Not entirely winter-hardy, but quite suitable for sheltered spots.
Most at home in a heath garden or in a garden with a Japanese accent. Theare very unusual and in autumn the shrub is conspicuous because of its golden-yellow and reddish colouring.
Acid, humus-rich soil is desirable.
From ripe wood, from or by .
Enkianthus campanulatus: Height to 2 m; bunches of bell-shaped pendulous, creamy in colour, in late spring. The petals are red tipped and red veined. The oval are 6 cm long, dull green, slightly downy along the veins. The flowers will keep quite a long time in water. A little known cultivar is ‘Albiflorus’, with entirely white flowers.