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    • Just hover your cursor over the photo and the ID will be revealed as on all the photos in the blog. You can also click on any of the blog photos to enlarge them.

      The Styrax japonica is an old fashioned tree. There was a mature one here when we purchased the property. The blooms in June are fragrant and to stand under the tree and look up into the bell-shaped blossoms that dangle along the branches is heavenly.

      Colonial Williamsburg identified it as a Japanese Snowbell and I immediately purchased two more, one with pink, one with white blooms. The one pictured is planted on a bank above a natural pond.

      Our mature tree is 25′ tall. The trees are hardy to zone 5 and virtually pest free. These showy small trees really give dogwoods a run for the money.


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