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Commonly known as Paper bush
A rare plant with spherical scented yellow flowers densely covered with silky white hairs
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Good to know - introduced into UK by Robert Fortune in 1843. Daphne-like flowers.
Pests & Diseases - none outside
Place of Origin - China.
Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
Height - 1.5m (5ft)
Spread - 1.5m (5ft)
Deciduous - lance-shaped to oval, dark green leaves to 15cm (6in) long
Medium Shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - open, rounded shrub with supple shoots. Small flowers are produced in spherical heads 3.5-5cm (1½-2in) across.
Against a wall - in frost-prone areas
Partial Shade - dappled shade
Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich, loamy
Edgeworthia - Growing Guide
Buy Varieties of EDGEWORTHIA chrysantha
Fertilisers & Feeds - Vitax
Q4 Pelleted Fertiliser
A useful fertiliser suitable for use on a wide variety of plants. Q4 provides all the nutrients and trace elements essential for vigorous growth, abundant flowering and ripening of fruit.
3 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
Rootgrow mycorrhizal fungi
Recommended by the RHS. Contains Rootgrow™ mycorrhizal fungi. Suitable for all trees and shrubs (except rhododendrons, azaleas, heathers, cranberries and blueberries)
2 options from £6.00
Fertilisers & Feeds - Empathy
All-purpose Seaweed Stimulant
All-purpose organic concentrated seaweed feed that is a ready to use, derived from sustainable harvested kelp, that can be used on all outdoor and indoor plants, except acid loving plants. Perfect used in conjunction with Rootgrow™.
Max/Min Digital Thermometer
Thermometer which displays current temperature in the centre, with Max above and min below. Suitable for use outdoors or in the greenhouse / conservatory. With batteries included