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Height: 25-30'  15-20' spread

Light: Full sun

Soil: Well-drained 

Bloom: White summer panicles

Foliage, Orange, red fall

Landscape: Butterfly garden; shade or understory tree

Resistance: deer

More information and native range here


5 Gallons
  • Pollinator value: Very High.  Butterflies, native bees, wasps, flies; larval host to several moth species. 

    Also called Lily-of-the-Valley Tree because of the beautiful urn-shaped flowers that flay out in summer and persist into the fall.  Glorious red-purple fall foliage. 

    Honey made from Sourwood nectar is prized and sought after.  Best in acidic soil and away from urban stresses.

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