Forest Bell Bush
Also known as
River Bell, Mackaya
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This plant has a mild fragrance
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Forest Bell Bush Overview
Forest bell bush produces lovely fragrant white five-petaled bell-shaped flowers with fine purple-pink lines. While low-maintenance, they should be pruned after frost to encourage new growth. They also make stunning container plants.
Common problems with Forest Bell Bush
Forest Bell Bush is generally pests and disease resistant.
How to harvest Forest Bell Bush
The flowers can be harvested and the petals used for potpourri.
How to propagate Forest Bell Bush
Take semi-hardwood stem cuttings during spring or autumn and treat with root stimulating hormone. Plant in washed river sand and keep in a misted bed.
Sow seeds in springtime. Use a lot of good compost and water regularly during the summer months, until it is well established and healthy.
Special features of Forest Bell Bush
Forest bell bush makes a stunning display if planted in a large enough container and regularly pruned.
Other uses of Forest Bell Bush
Grown for its flowers and overall appearance.