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Answer to the Front Page Picture of the Week Question
for July 26th - August 8th, 2006

Picture of Chinese neillia, Neillia sinensis.  Click here for a larger image.
This is Chinese neillia,  Neillia sinensis.

This small shrub, which grows to five or six feet in height, has a vase-shaped habit, zig-zag stems, and attractive exfoliating bark in addition to the lovely spring panicles of flowers. Chinese neillia is best used in masses and is hardy in USDA Hardiness Zones 5 through 7. You can find Chinese neillia in China Valley in the Asian Collections.

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