beauty bush

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beauty bush

also beau·ty·bush  (byo͞o′tē-bo͝osh′)
n.
A deciduous ornamental shrub (Kolkwitzia amabilis) native to China, cultivated for its profusion of light pink flowers.
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Noun1.beauty bush - Chinese deciduous shrub with yellow-throated pinkish flowers and bristly fruit; often cultivated as an ornamental
genus Kolkwitzia, Kolkwitzia - Chinese genus of 1 species: beauty bush
bush, shrub - a low woody perennial plant usually having several major stems
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Beautybush (Kolkwitzia amabilis) also makes a good substitute for a honeysuckle shrub, with its attractive pink flowers in spring.
He also continued the work that made him famous--introducing astonishing new plants from the Far East--conquests that had so far included Acer griseum, the paperbark maple, and Kolkwitzia amabilis, the beautybush. This trip he bagged the Chinese pistache.
LANDSCAPE NOTES: Beautybush is a plant that is spectacular in bloom, yet blends into the landscape border when not in bloom.
Most shrubs, though, bloom later, from buds formed the same season on "new wood." Prune your spirea, hydrangea, sweet pepperbush, caryopteris and beautybush when they're dormant in late fall, winter or even early spring.
Thus, these plants, starting with Northern Sun forsythia, to the weeping forsythia, to the Beautybush and Cranberrybush in June to the fall fruit display have provided 40 years of carefree delight.
Kolkwitzia, Beautybush, grows to 10 feet tall and wide.
Perhaps now BeautyBush will receive the attention that it deserves.