Neillia thibetica Bureau & Franch.

Chinese Neillia, Tibetan Neillia

Newly planted

Newly planted

Family: Rosaceae

Genus: Neillia

Category: Shrub - Deciduous

Zones: 5 to 7(8)

Size: 3 to 6' tall

Exposure: Sun, Filtered Sun, Part Shade


Graceful, arching branches. Pink flowers on racemes in spring. Moist, well-drained soil.


Published in J. Bot. (Morot) 5: 45 in 1891.

Native to China.

Introduced by E.H.Wilson in 1904.


My Experience: 

I purchased a 1-gallon plant at Nurseries Caroliniana in March 2012 and planted it in the Screen Porch Garden. It did not return in spring 2013.

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