Species and varieties in the National Collection of Flowering Cherries at

Keele University

Prunus leveilliana 'Autumn Glory'

syn. Prunus verecunda 'Autumn Glory'

Prunus leveilleana 'Autumn Glory'

Formerly Prunus verecunda 'Autumn Glory'. A tree to 6m with small, single, white flowers about 2.5cm across born in pendulous umbels of 2 or 4 just before the leaves. Autumn colour is spectacular red.

It was selected by Collingwood Ingram from seeds received from Korea.

RHS Award of Garden Merit 2012.

Location

  • One on embankment between running track and houses; Compartment 56J; Square G6/H6; Tag 4082. Planted at Keele in 2008.