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EDGEWORTHIA chrysantha

Paper bush

A rare plant with spherical scented yellow flowers densely covered with silky white hairs

Small £16.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant - UK Delivery Only
Pot size: 2 Litre

Mature Size

1.5m (5ft) Medium Shrub Watering Can
  1.5m (5ft)

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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.
  • Will grow outside in milder locations - This could include plants which would survive happily in a greenhouse or conservatory if not in a mild location. If you have a sheltered spot in your garden then it may do well here. - if growing in greenhouse use loam based compost (JI No. 3). Bright, filtered light.
  • 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.
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade - dappled shade
  • Scented flowers
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich, loamy


Buy Varieties of EDGEWORTHIA chrysantha

EDGEWORTHIA chrysantha 'Grandiflora'

EDGEWORTHIA chrysantha 'Grandiflora'  >

Paper bush
Larger scented yellow flowers and foliage than E. chrysantha
£30.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

EDGEWORTHIA chrysantha 'Red Dragon'

EDGEWORTHIA chrysantha 'Red Dragon'  >

Paper bush
Very scare and rare form with red flowers
£20.00 each
Gift Wrapping available on this plant

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