17. Styrax japonicus – Snowcone Japanese Snowbell ‘JFS-D’
Scientific Name: Styrax japonicus ‘JFS-D’
Nativity: Developed in Oregon
This cultivar was created by J. Frank Schmidt Nursery in Boring, Oregon from Japanese snowbell. The white bell-shaped flowers are the same but has been cultivated to be more pyramidal and clustered. The Japanese snowbell is native to China, Japan, and Korea. Its strong wood has traditionally been used to craft prayer beads and umbrella handles.
DBH: 1.6 inches