Enkianthus perulatus / white enkianthus
ORIGIN AND SPREAD: Japan
CHARACTERISTICS: acid-loving, deciduous shrub, blooming profusely with small, white flowers at the beginning of April which are followed by a new brilliant, light green vegetation turning bright red in autumn.
CARE: loves well-drained, acid soils; keep in semi-shade, treat with an insecticide in spring.
PRUNING: after flowering up until October.
acid pH soil