The only genus in the Stachyuraceae family, members are small deciduous trees native to the Himalayas and Eastern Asia. They are cultivated for their drooping racemes of small bell-shaped flowers in pale green-yellows often tinged with pink. They prefer acid soils in moist but well-drained soils and are perfect for wall-training, woodland gardens and shrub borders.
How to propagate Stachyurus
Softwood cuttings in summer.
Other uses of Stachyurus
Grown for their flowers borne before the leaves.