Name of this small spring blooming tree??

w1ldflower(5)May 29, 2014

This one was found at a local park/garden (upstate NY, zone 5). First time I have been lucky enough to catch it in flower. There were some brown seed pods still attached to the tree from the previous season, about 3 inches in length and maybe half as wide, shaped kind of like a Christmas ornament (sorry, I'm an artist, not a botanist). Hoping someone can put a name to it. Thanks for your help!

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saltcedar(Sunset zn 30/usda 8b)

Halesia?

Here is a link that might be useful: Carolina silverbell

    Bookmark   May 29, 2014 at 5:25PM
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NHBabs(4b-5aNH)

Saltcedar is correct, Halesia. Mine is just finishing blooming now.

    Bookmark   May 29, 2014 at 8:07PM
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w1ldflower(5)

Thank you both! It's lovely in bloom.

    Bookmark   June 2, 2014 at 2:05PM
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