Definition of beauty bush in English:

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beauty bush

Entry from US English dictionary

(also beautybush)

noun

A deciduous Chinese shrub of the honeysuckle family, with clusters of yellow-throated pink tubular flowers, widely cultivated as an ornamental.
  • Kolkwitzia amabilis, family Caprifoliaceae
Example sentences
  • Other shrubs that blossom in June are mountain laurel, beauty bush (Kolkwitzia amabilis, zones 5 to 8), mock orange (Philadelphus, zones 5 to 8), and azalea (Rhododendron, zones 5 to 7).
  • For colored bark or twigs, try beauty bush, corkscrew willow, mountain mahogany, Mormon tea, and redtwig and yellowtwig dogwood.
  • I would like to plant a beauty bush as part of a shrub border to screen us from the road.
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