beauty bush


a Chinese shrub, Kolkwitzia amabilis, of the honeysuckle family, having showy, pinkish flowers and grown as an ornamental.

1925–30 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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beauty bush

(Kolkwitzia amabilis), ornamental flowering shrub of the family Caprifoliaceae, native to central China; it is the only member of its genus. Its paired, bell-like flowers, one above the other, range in colour from white to pink and are massed at the branch tips

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