Stachyurus praecox


Deciduous Shrub

Stachyurus praecox provides fall color in addition to a dramatic late winter show with its strange pendulous blooms. This shrub deserves to be more widely grown!

Growing Conditions

Zone: 6, 7, 8, 9

Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Sun, Morning Sun, Open Shade

Water Needs: Average


Size: 72 - 120 tall x 72 - 96 wide
Shape / Form: Horizontal, Vase
Foliage Texture: Medium
Foliage Quality: Medium

Features: Attracts Bees, Fall Color, Flowers, Fragrant, Low Maintenance, Winter Interest

Fall Color: Yellow / Gold

Flower Color: Yellow / Gold, Ivory / Cream
Bloom Season: Spring
Flower Shape: Panicle

Uses and Applications

Landscape Uses: Mixed Border, Structure / Foundation
Wildlife: Bees

More Design Considerations

Season of Interest: Winter, Spring, Fall, Pleasing Seasonal Changes
Position / Role: mid-plane filler
Collections: eGardenGo Favorite, Great Plant Pick, Plants That Earn Their Keep

Care and Maintenance

Maintenance Level: medium

Plant Combos