Kolkwitzia (Beauty Bush)

Kolkwitzia is a genus of only one species – Kolkwitzia amabilis, a deciduous shrub originated in China. Kolkwitzia is a member of the Caprifoliaceae family, also known as the honeysuckle family.
It produces clusters of bell-shaped, white or pink flowers with a yellow throat, and opposite dark green leaves. This beautiful and adaptable beauty is perfect for any garden!

Name meaning

The name was given after the professor of botany in Berlin – Richard Kolkwitz (1873 – 1956).

Kolkwitzia symbolism

Kolkwitzia symbolizes beauty and grace.

Interesting facts about Kolkwitzia

Is Kolkwitzia Invasive?

Kolkwitzia amabilis is rare in the wild, but widely cultivated as an ornamental plant.
Apart from its beauty, Kolkwitzia does not have any of the invasive characteristics that other plants in Caprifoliaceae family have.

Kolkwitzia Plant Data