WHAT: Styrax japonica is commonly known as Japanese snowbell. A deciduous tree, it is native to Japan and China and features delicate white bell-shaped flowers in the spring.
These flowers produce a light fragrance, making it all the more desirable.
SUN OR SHADE: Japanese snowbell prefers full sun to part shade.
SIZE: Mature size will range from 15 to 25 feet.
SEE IT: At the Evergreen Arboretum &Gardens in the Urban Tree Walk at 145 Alverson Blvd., Everett; or take a virtual tour by going to www.evergreenarboretum.com. Send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 425-257-8597 for more information.
Source: Sandra Schumacher, Evergreen Arboretum &Gardens