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NC Native Plant Society:
Plant Details

Halesia carolina [= Halesia parviflora]

Carolina Silverbell, Little Silverbell

Scientific Name:

Halesia carolina [= Halesia parviflora]

Genus:

Halesia

Species Epithet:

carolina

Common Name:

Carolina Silverbell, Little Silverbell

Plant Type

Tree/Shrub

Life Cycle

Perennial

Plant Family

Styracaceae (Storax Family)

Native/Alien:

S.E. Native

Size:

12-36 ft.

Bloom Color(s):

White

Light:

Sun - 6 or more hours of sun per day, Part Shade - 2 to 6 hours of sun per day

Soil Moisture:

Moist

Bloom Time:

March, April

Habitat Description:

Sandy alluvial forests. Not native to NC.

Leaf Arrangement:

Alternate

Leaf Retention:

Deciduous

Leaf Type:

Leaves veined, not needle-like or scale-like

Leaf Form:

Simple

Life Cycle:

Perennial

Wildlife Value:

Highest Wildlife Value

Landscape Value:

Suitable for home landscapes

State Rank:

SNA: Not Applicable (*Key)

Global Rank:

G4 - Apparently Secure, G5 - Secure (*Key)

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Links:

USDA PLANTS Database Record



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