Common Name: Sourwood
Botanical Name: Oxydendron arboreum
Plant Type: Tree
Plant Size: 30-65 feet
Typical Bloom Time: June to July
Sourwood is native to the eastern United States. The drooping blooms of this shrub are a creamy white, and it exhibits fabulous fall color. Its shoots were used by the Cherokee and Catawba tribes to make arrows.
Park LocationsConservatory Garden
East side from 104th to 106th Street